A dead rooster lies in an animal crate after more than 100 people were arrested in a cock fight in Polk County. Contributed File Photo/Tom Farrow/Polk County (TN) Sheriff's Office
published Friday, May 20th, 2011
May is prime cockfighting season. Rooster fighting tournaments that kick off around Thanksgiving culminate in big-money derbies this month before the roosters start molting in the summer heat, officials say.