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How and Why to Caponize Backyard Chickens and How Caponizing is Done. When you are homesteading and raising chickens you may want to caponize your chickens. To caponize a chicken means to neuter it. Neutering is done to make chickens fatter and more tender when they are slaughtered. What is a Capon?

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A capon is a special type of chicken created to make the meat more tender and less gamy. It is a rooster that has been castrated before reaching sexual maturity, which improves the quality of the meat; after that, it is fed a rich diet of milk or porridge.

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A capon (from Latin: caponem) is a cockerel (rooster) that has been castrated to improve the quality of its flesh for food and, in some countries like Spain, fattened by forced feeding.. In the United Kingdom, birds sold as capons are chemically or physically castrated cocks.

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Bill Keough spent 20 years caponizing cockerels for Iowa’s Wapsie Produce, which dominated capon production before ceasing operations in 2010. To make a cockerel a capon, he explains, a caponizer must restrain the 3 to 6 week old bird by tying weights to its wings and feet to prevent movement and expose the rib cage.

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Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Remove the neck and giblets from the cavity and rinse the chicken under cold water, inside and out. Pat dry thoroughly with paper towels. Season the body and cavity ...

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Learn how to make Oven-Roasted Capon. MyRecipes has 70,000+ tested recipes and videos to help you be a better cook.

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Quote: I don't know how to hypnotize and I did not use anaesthetic of any kind! I know that the bird feels some pain but I have no idea how much. I...

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When you make the cut be sure to have a cotton ball ready to collect any blood. I had some birds bleed a lot and others did not bleed at all. After the cut through the skin and ribcage I insert my forceps into the opening to use as spreaders and use the membrane puller/ripper to locate the testicles.

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A capon chicken is a cockeral that has had it's reproductive organs removed at a young age, generally from 6 to 20 weeks, for various reasons. In order to create a capon, castration within the ...