Game cock

Game cock

closest domestic fowl variety to the ancestral Red Junglefowl. Used in cockfighting. A tall, upright, gaudily colored bird with a fearsome hooked beak and spurs. The head and neck and tail coverts are bright yellow, the back and the wings are brown, the breast is black. The beak is brown and the feet are slate-colored.
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Oh for a game cock now to sit upon his head and crow
It is a difficult trick to pull off, sophisticated French elegance meets Yorkshire simplicity but some places do get it right such as The Butchers and The Game Cock Inn at Austwick, near Ingleton, in the Yorkshire Dales.
An example of a stuffed game cock is part of the collections at the Great North Museum in Newcastle.
The avian pest earlier hit backyard poultry and game cock farms in at least two towns in Ilocos Norte, nine towns and San Fernando City in La Union, and eight towns and cities in Pangasinan.
The Old English Game Cock squirming in the arms of Ronna Jurow is a fine bird.
The abductors later released Borleo, Gaerlan and Ocampo but brought Noche to a game cock farm at Block 2, Lot 6, St.
He said ducks, game cocks, and pigeons within a 1-kilometer radius of the two villages would also be destroyed.
The wild two-pound trout were very acrobatic and fought like Welsh game cocks.
While it has long been a felony in Texas to make roosters fight, it is not illegal to raise fighting game cocks, to attend a cockfight or to possess cockfighting paraphernalia.
He raised game cocks, played pool and enjoyed watching professional boxing.
The next day the Razorbacks and Game cocks had to play on seriously damaged turf.
Huge and gorgeously coloured game cocks stare disdainfully out of great wicker cages, and the whole area is full of birdsong from small cages that are lifted on poles and hung under eaves.