Capon

A capon is a rooster that has been castrated to improve the quality of its flesh for food.

Read more about Capon:  History, Effects of Caponization

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Effects of Caponization
... Caponization is the process of turning a cockerel (young rooster) into a capon ... Capons, due to the lack of sex hormones, are not as aggressive as normal roosters ... This makes capons easier to handle and allows capons to be kept together with other capons since their reduced aggressiveness prevents them from fighting ...
Capon Oak Tree
... The Capon Oak Tree is one of the last surviving trees of the ancient Jedforest, close to Jedwater, the small river which has cut a dramatic course below soft sandstone cliffs ... Nowadays the Capon Tree is held together with concrete, bricks and timber beams supporting its trunk and branches due to a massive split down the middle of the trunk ...
List Of Historical Highway Markers In Hampshire County, West Virginia - Other Markers - Capon Chapel
... Title Capon Chapel Inscription Early settlers gathered at this spot under a large oak tree for religious occasions and family burials ... Beneath the boards covering Capon Chapel is the original log structure built in the 1750s ... Location Christian Church Road (County Route 13) near Capon Bridge ...
Crowing - Capons
... A capon is a castrated rooster ... experience stunted development The comb and wattles cease growing after castration, giving a capon's head a dwarfed appearance ... This process does not occur in the capon ...
Capon (disambiguation)
... A capon is a cockerel whose reproductive organs were removed at a young age ... Capon may also refer to Capon Chapel, a landmark in West Virginia Fort Capon, a stockade fort People with the surname Capon Brecht Capon (born 1988), Belgian football striker John Capon (died 1557 ...