Do capons crow?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by FluffyColor, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. FluffyColor

    FluffyColor Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2009
    Queens, NY
    I have a chick who I think is a rooster. I've been thinking about getting him caponized. My question is, do caponized roosters still crow? If they do, are theu loud still?

    Also, do you know of anyone that can caponize a rooster near here?
     
  2. FluffyColor

    FluffyColor Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2009
    Queens, NY
    Also, the rooster is a Salmon Favorelle. Will they be harder to caponize?
     
  3. jeb251

    jeb251 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my understanding is yes he will crow and caponizing should be done as early as possible as the older the bird, the higher the mortality rate
     
  4. FluffyColor

    FluffyColor Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2009
    Queens, NY
    *sigh* Is there any way to stop a rooster from crowing?
     
  5. jeb251

    jeb251 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sure is send him to freezer camp, that will stop him for sure
     
  6. Pequena Bandada

    Pequena Bandada Small Flock

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    Roosters crow... no matter if they're caponized or not. (sorry) And there's really nothing you can do to make them crow less often or quieter, short of freezer camp like another poster suggested.
     
  7. FluffyColor

    FluffyColor Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2009
    Queens, NY
    Oh....drat.

    I can't kill the chicken...I hatched him...
     
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  8. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

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    are you sure a capon crows, think about it, what causes the roo to crow is hormones, if those hormones are gone he shouldn't crow, that is why a hen crows she has a high level of male hormones

    some people will tell you he crows so you don't caponize him
     
  9. FluffyColor

    FluffyColor Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2009
    Queens, NY
    I'll wait for more answers. [​IMG]
     
  10. FluffyColor

    FluffyColor Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2009
    Queens, NY
    Quote:Well, here that doesn't work. I don't live on a large farm.
     

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