Posts Tagged ‘rooster’

Rooster Found on Logan Square El Tracks Available for Adoption

A rooster was found on the el tracks in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood yesterday. He has a broken wing, and Animal Control informed me this AM that he will not be euthanized. Contact animal control if you can give this poor guy a home and get him back to health.

Here is the story.

YouTube Video Featuring Home to Roost at EarthFest 2011 in Oak Park

I brought a buff Orpington rooster to EarthFest this year, just to jazz things up a bit! The intermittent crowing was a good crowding-gathering gimmick, and it was fun to be working with poultry testosterone again! Here’s a little video posted on YouTube! Watch for the chicken pix!

EarthFest is a community-based event that draws green vendors of both products and services.

Knife-Wielding Rooster Kills Man in California

Rooster with steel spurs

All right, so you’re at an illegal cockfight, and a rooster comes after you (probably because he’s sick of this whole cruel dog-and-pony show). He slices your calf with a knife, and you don’t get to the ER on time. You die.

Darwin award for 1) illegal activity 2) cruelty to animals and 3) being killed by a chicken.

Check out the coverage here: Tulare County man dies after being cut by knife attached to cockfighting rooster’s leg

Smart rooster. Maybe the rest of the ones involved in this nasty “sport” should take some lessons from him!