cockerel


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cockerel

young male domestic fowl, older than 4 weeks, up to sexual maturity at about 5 months.
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I was just sickened to see the cockerel stuck desperately in a barbaric situation like this - completely vulnerable, defenceless, and in alien surroundings, just lying there waiting to die either slowly from dehydration or by being eaten by the fox that this trap was clearly set for.
COCKERELS are set to be banned from village allotments after owners were told they are too noisy.
I have three bantam chickens and it's much more natural to keep a cockerel with chickens.
According to vets, the earring is trapped inside the stomach of the six-month-old Peckish cockerel, which can be retrieved only after its death as it seems to be firmly stuck in the bird's gizzard.
One-year-old Elvis' owner Katherine Cooke, who works as a nurse at Buckley House veterinary surgery in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, is now searching for a new home and hen harem for the cockerel.
After the death of her cockerel Henry, she had 23 hens starved of male company.
Police are hunting thieves who stole Ivan, a one-year-old white Light Sussex cockerel from a Warwickshire pub on Monday.
Yet the outcome might have been very different had the cockerel not survived a brush with death earlier this summer.
Perhaps the powers that be might like to set up animal rescue centres over there on the poppy fields and encourage empathy, understanding, compassion and caring, whilst at the same time informing all immigrants to this country that dog and cockerel fighting is not seen as a sport and is totally illegal.
Slaithwaite VALLEY children were crowing with delight when Ernest the cockerel and friends called in at a church service with a pet theme.
Archie, who is a pupil at Kells Lane Primary School, had been getting his cockerel ( a Black Pekin ( used to all the sights and sounds that he may encounter at the show so that now it is completely unflappable.