capon

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capon

[′kā‚pän]
(agriculture)
A castrated male chicken.
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Effect of surgical caponization on the muscle composition and shear value in Taiwan country chicken cockerels Items Caponized Intact SE Moisture, % Breast 72.
He caponized two turkeys one year and decided to see how big they would get.
ABSTRACT : This study examined the caponization effects on the muscle characteristics (quality and quantity) of caponized male chickens fed before or after sexual maturity.