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Thu 25-Jul-13
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Rob12
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I know there isn't really a culture for doing this in the UK, but why not get your cockerels castrated and raise them as capons for slaughter later in the year?

 

At the very least asking the question of your local vet is sure to amuse them...

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Capons are my bird of choice at the Ch......mas dinner. Turkey's too big and tough and chickens are too small.

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Fri 26-Jul-13
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I have always been told that physical caponisation of cockerels was not legal in the UK, but it seems this may not be true.  See HERE

 

I eat my surplus cockerels as it is near impossible to find homes for them.  I certainly dispatch them fast if they fight or attack.  As I get older I wonder if I will have the strength to do this for much longer.

 

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