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Sterilizing a rooster?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by needmygiants, Sep 26, 2014.

  1. needmygiants

    needmygiants New Egg

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    So I got some girls and one of them turned out to be a roo. He is a very nice boy and I don't want to get rid of him but I really don't like the idea of eating fertilized eggs. Yes I know it doesn't change taste ect, just personal preference. Can a vet sterilize a roo and now much would it be? He's only about four months old, would it stop him from crowing if done early?
     
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    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  3. needmygiants

    needmygiants New Egg

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    Thanks I wasn't even aware caponizing was the term for it, I've always just had hens!
     

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