Castrating a Roo

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by amyquilt, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. amyquilt

    amyquilt Serama Mama

    May 17, 2008
    Amarillo, TX
    How in the world can a Roo be castrated?

    I read in a book, referring to Jersey Giants, telling how large a castrated roo could get.

    I had no idea a chicken could be "neutered".

    How in the world??
     
  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Do a google search on Caponization.

    It requires a bit of "surgery" consisting of a small incision under the wing.

    Here is a good link I just found http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/PS051
     
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