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capon

castrated male fowl, larger than broiler, weighing up to 7 lb; produced either by administration of estrogenic substances or by surgical excision of the testicles.
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The Poulet Rouge Capon from our French Label Rouge product line.
Moreover, the capons received higher taste panel scores for flavor, tenderness and juiciness than did the intact birds.
Comparison of some selected growth, physiological and bone characteristics of capon, slip and intact birds in Taiwan country chicken cockerels.
Robert Capon, an Episcopal priest best known for popular devotional works on Jesus (e.
Following his movie analogy, Capon reads each day in Genesis 1 as a separate "act;" intermission occurs after day seven.
Capon is no biblical fundamentalist and so refuses to find Jesus "hidden" in every passage or to engage in simplistic "prediction-fulfillment" categories.
Five large plates with roasted veal shanks and three plates of mutton [castrato], two whole kids, three whole suckling pigs, four capons, and eight ducks per plate.
Chicken and kid livers; two capons in green sauce, served with red wine.
Trials 1 and 2 each contained twenty chickens divided equally into the sham-operated (Sham) and capons (Capon) group.
In Taiwan, the species used for capons is the Taiwan country chicken, made up of several different strains.
It's not workable for me to mess with capons on my place at present, but I do castrate our Berkshire swine, because I always like having good pork on hand, but don't like being entirely dependent on my freezers.
Dining on copious amounts of oysters, foie gras and capons, President Mitterrand dozed off after each course.