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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Former churchwarden Mervyn Foulkes then set about giving the weather beaten copper cockerel a welcome facelift, which revealed a local secret.
MISSING: A partridge wyandotte bantam cockerel like the one stolen from Dalton
The cockerel was disturbing sleep," an East Hampshire County Council spokesman stated.
Adult cockerels (n = 60), 25-weeks old, were used in this study of which 30 birds were caecectomized as per a standard method.
A spokesman for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs said bringing a live cockerel into the country from France was permitted as long as it was not from the affected avian flu region and complied with existing European legislation.
WOKEN at 6am by the cockerel who lives at the bottom of the garden.
Antibes said: "I got a letter from UEFA saying the presence of my cockerel would put them in an awkward position with security and therefore Balthazar is not allowed to the games.
The cockerel was squawking and it scratched his face, only about a millimetre from his right eye.
I have three bantam chickens and it's much more natural to keep a cockerel with chickens.
Despite looking like he's been dragged through a hedge backwards, he's actually a very confident cockerel and is already starting to rule the roost," added Anna.
Joe the cockerel spends hours in front of the mirror at Judi Hewitt's home - and likes nothing more than snuggling up with her four cats by the fire (inset)