When to Caponize

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Studio2770, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This isn't for meat purposes, just for crowing. If a cockerel starts to crow, then gets caponized, would he still "crow" or would it be better to caponize him before he crows?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Sometimes they still crow even if caponized much younger than this. As I understand it, the safest time by far is a very young age, I think in the first week or two.
     

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