looking for caponizing video

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by silverfilly, Feb 13, 2009.

  1. silverfilly

    silverfilly Peepin N' Cheepin

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    I was searching through the threads about caponizing and seen someone mention that there are vidoes about it on youtube but I cant find any. Does anyone have a link to a video? Im seriously considering this but would like to see it done to see if I have the stomach for it. And yes Id find someone to hopefully show me in person before I actually did it.
     
  2. wisdom_seeker

    wisdom_seeker Out Of The Brooder

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    My caponizing kit just came in yesterday! I also looked for the videos but did not find anything. I will make a video myself when I "know what I am doing". The kit came with a book that makes it sound simple enough. You may want to try a dead bird at first if you can't find someone to help. Any time I talk to anyone about capons they have no clue! So I don't think I will find any one to help also. Good Luck to ya!
     
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    chinese capons Out Of The Brooder

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  4. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Wow...they make it look so easy.

    (poor little roos losing their nuggets like that)
     
  5. pepper48_98

    pepper48_98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It would be nice if there were a class or two here like that. Most people have lost interest in caponizing In the US I think.
     
  6. chinese capons

    chinese capons Out Of The Brooder

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  7. chinese capons

    chinese capons Out Of The Brooder

    My English is not very good , hope that did not stop us communicate . I hope everyone can put up with Chinese-style English
     
  8. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    I have understood you so far [​IMG]
     
  9. ninjapoodles

    ninjapoodles Sees What You Did There

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    I would like to be able to do this just so I'm not under such pressure to get the cockerels butchered or re-homed as they come of age. I keep saying I'm going to try it, and then chickening out, pun intended.

    ETA: WOW, that video is amazing! Those guys make it look like no big deal at all, one chick every few seconds, and the chicks just hop up and run off afterward! I think it would take me about 30 minutes just to do ONE. [​IMG]
     
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  10. HidingInTheHenHouse

    HidingInTheHenHouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been following these caponizing threads intently. I definitely think this is something I would like to try, especially since we are hatching our own eggs, so ending up with lots of extra roos. If they were capons, then we wouldn't have to hurry and get then butchered before they get too tough, and they wouldn't be these teeny tiny chickens.

    I couldn't get the video to load yet, so I'll try again later. Thanks for posting that.

    And yes, so far I've understood everything you've said!! Please keep posting. Caponizing is a lost art here in the US, and the how to sources are almost all limited to very old books.
     

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