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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by henlover1013, Jul 8, 2016.

  1. henlover1013

    henlover1013 New Egg

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    I am new here and I don't know if this is the right place to post this question or not. I have a couple very beautiful roosters that I want to keep and put in show. My grandmother said that the only way that I can keep them is if there was some way that I could make him unable to reproduce. My questionumber is this: what can I do to keep them? Pictures of them will be in the comments.
     
  2. legit chickens

    legit chickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Well there is a thing called Capon, I don't know much about this technique but it might be a good idea to check it out. There is also implants that you can do that can neuter your chickens. Again don't know much about so I would check that out as well. Sorry I couldn't be that helpful. But welcome to BYC!!!
     
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  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    There is no way to keep a rooster from reproducing unless you keep him away from all hens. The procedure to castrate a rooster is usually done at a young age and a Capon (castrated rooster) will lose those beautiful characteristics needed to compete in a show.
    Good luck!
     
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  4. henlover1013

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  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As long as you don't incubate the eggs or let the hens set you won't have any chicks.
     
  6. CluckerCottage

    CluckerCottage Chillin' With My Peeps

    Exactly.
    Tell your grandmother that information.
    On a side note, does she have an issue eating fertilized eggs?
    Some people DO have that issue for some reason.
    One of my customers asked me for unfertilized eggs only. Ok, then :)
    Good luck to you!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
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  8. henlover1013

    henlover1013 New Egg

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    Thank you will do
     

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