Capon chickens

Discussion in 'Online Poultry Show' started by alice93108, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. alice93108

    alice93108 Hatching

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    Capons, do they exist anymore? My grand dad used to have them.[​IMG]
     
  2. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Any bird can be a capon.

    It's just a male bird that has had their testicles removed at a young age to allow them to gain weight and reduce their aggressiveness and other "manly" ideas.
     
  3. Lover-of-Poultry

    Lover-of-Poultry In the Brooder

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    Quote:Ditto [​IMG]
     
  4. hoppy

    hoppy I'm not all fluff

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    they sell kits for the DIY er but not for the faint of heart.
    I couldn't do it.
     

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