It can take up to three years for a rooster to reach its fighting prime. Until that age they are hand fed special diets, cared for by their owners and kept in a wicker basket near the road so they are used to people and chaos.

It can take up to three years for a rooster to reach its fighting prime. Until that age they are hand fed special diets, cared for by their owners and kept in a wicker basket near the road so they are used to people and chaos.

 The tadji (spurs), which are 10 to 12 cm long, are attached to the left leg of each rooster using a long red string.

The tadji (spurs), which are 10 to 12 cm long, are attached to the left leg of each rooster using a long red string.

 The razor sharp tadji make for a quick fight, which usually ends when the tadji cuts deep into the losing bird.

The razor sharp tadji make for a quick fight, which usually ends when the tadji cuts deep into the losing bird.

 There are two types of bets which take place. The first type is between the cock owners and friends, usually a large sum of money. The second type of betting is between individual men in the audience, who place their bets by shouting out their wagers to opposing betters. An umpire - independent judge - oversees the betting and fights to ensure that everything is fair and by the rules.

There are two types of bets which take place. The first type is between the cock owners and friends, usually a large sum of money.
The second type of betting is between individual men in the audience, who place their bets by shouting out their wagers to opposing betters. An umpire - independent judge - oversees the betting and fights to ensure that everything is fair and by the rules.

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 It can take up to three years for a rooster to reach its fighting prime. Until that age they are hand fed special diets, cared for by their owners and kept in a wicker basket near the road so they are used to people and chaos.
 The tadji (spurs), which are 10 to 12 cm long, are attached to the left leg of each rooster using a long red string.
 The razor sharp tadji make for a quick fight, which usually ends when the tadji cuts deep into the losing bird.
 There are two types of bets which take place. The first type is between the cock owners and friends, usually a large sum of money. The second type of betting is between individual men in the audience, who place their bets by shouting out their wagers to opposing betters. An umpire - independent judge - oversees the betting and fights to ensure that everything is fair and by the rules.
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It can take up to three years for a rooster to reach its fighting prime. Until that age they are hand fed special diets, cared for by their owners and kept in a wicker basket near the road so they are used to people and chaos.

The tadji (spurs), which are 10 to 12 cm long, are attached to the left leg of each rooster using a long red string.

The razor sharp tadji make for a quick fight, which usually ends when the tadji cuts deep into the losing bird.

There are two types of bets which take place. The first type is between the cock owners and friends, usually a large sum of money.
The second type of betting is between individual men in the audience, who place their bets by shouting out their wagers to opposing betters. An umpire - independent judge - oversees the betting and fights to ensure that everything is fair and by the rules.

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