How to Butcher a Rooster?

Answer While the female chickens provide eggs, male roosters may be killed to provide meat. Although anyone's first try at butchering will inevitably be a slow and laborious process, with practice it can ... Read More »

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Which is the rooster and which is the hen?

Roosters can be distinguished from hens after six weeks of age. Roosters develop a larger comb and wattles than females, but comb size varies by breed. Roosters have spurs, elaborate coloring, and ... Read More »

How to Tell a Rooster's Age?

Roosters are male chickens and can live for up to 15 years. The main way of determining a rooster's age during the first couple of years of life is by measuring their spurs. Afterward, it is almost... Read More »

How to Be a Butcher?

Well-trained butchers are an important aspect of food production. In addition to learning how to safely use various cutlery tools, a butcher also needs to know how to cut different kinds of meats s... Read More »

Do you have to have a rooster for a hen to lay eggs?

While having a rooster in with a group of hens will enable the hens to lay eggs that are fertile and can hatch into chickens, hens are capable of laying non-fertile eggs without a rooster present.S... Read More »