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Will capons set on eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by micah wotring, Dec 14, 2016.

  1. micah wotring

    micah wotring Chillin' With My Peeps

    So, I've got my coop full of bantam cochins and silkie/bantam cochins and other broody breeds so I'm hoping I can get some broody hens come spring. Anyway, I just butchered a few extra roosters and was wondering if capons would set. I know even roosters will kinda care for chicks but I'm talking actually incubating eggs for the entire time. It's not that I'm out of hens I was just wondering.

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Nope. Although somewhat feminized capons are still male.
  3. micah wotring

    micah wotring Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hmm, ok. Thanks

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