Is it true that capons will brood chicks?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ninjascrub69, Dec 10, 2010.

  1. ninjascrub69

    ninjascrub69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was reading a thread about caponizing, and it said that capons will brood chicks...... is there any truth to this?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    How logical does it seem to you?
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I've had neutered males of many species and they've never developed maternal instincts [​IMG]
     
  4. mountainvieworchards

    mountainvieworchards Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is true
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Yes, and I'll bet eunuchs nurse babies too?
     
  6. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Quote:LOL finaly the voice of reason........................ I read on a BYC thread the other day, that the sky may fall.

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