A chicken is just a chicken, right? Not necessarily - a Capon is not your average chicken. Some even call it the 'Super Chicken', due to its rich and tender flavor. Capon is essentially a rooster that is gelded, or surgically castrated at three weeks of age to neutralize the muscular development of the bird. This centuries-old technique contributes to a plumper and juicier bird which also improves the texture compared to a traditional roast chicken.
Our Minowa Capons are:
- All Natural*
- Never given hormones or growth stimulants**
- Raised on family farms
- Fed an all-vegetarian diet
- Free Range
- Grade A USDA Inspected
A Capon is wonderful all year round, or it serves as a tender, flavorful and delicious alternative to turkey at Thanksgiving.
*No artificial ingredients. Minimally processed.
**Federal regulations prohibit the use of hormones in poultry.