I have a 9wk old "defective" roo that I will need to cull. He has a severe cross beak but is thriving with special feeding/watering arrangements. I live in a city where I am prohibited from keeping roosters (and not to mention I wouldnt want him passing that trait on) so my only real option is to cull. When is the best time to slaughter for consumption? I can keep him as long as need be--assuming that he doesnt violate the "you crow, you go" policy. Additionally, are there services out there that will slaughter and butcher for you? I am as "city" as you can get and dont have the courage to take on this task myself. Thanks for all of your help!