Will capons set on eggs?

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

  1. micah wotring

    micah wotring Crowing

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    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.

    Thanks!
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Nope. Although somewhat feminized capons are still male.
     
  3. micah wotring

    micah wotring Crowing

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    Hmm, ok. Thanks
     

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