Neutering Roosters/Drakes?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by DarkWolf, May 29, 2011.

  1. DarkWolf

    DarkWolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok.... SOMEWHERE I stumbled on information about a surgery you can do to either chickens or ducks (do not recall) to the point of removing their testicles. I can not for the life of me recall where and more importantly what the process was actually called; so Googling is difficult at best. All I can recall is that kits were sold to do it.

    That or I'm imagining things and have as such lost my mind.

    Anyone have a clue what the heck I'm talking about?
     
  2. Squishypuff

    Squishypuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's called Caponization. Look for the topic in the meat birds section.
     
  3. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    Is a capon a neutered rooster? that may be a place to start. I'm all for neutering cats and dogs, but for some reason a neutered rooster makes me wince. Yet if more roosters were neutered they might live longer lives.
     
  4. DarkWolf

    DarkWolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I knew I hadn't lost my mind and had seen it before. Inquiring mind and all that.

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  5. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:you gave me a great chuckle to see "neutering a roo" LOL I kne exactly wht you were looking for before I opened your thread:)
     

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