This special re-print edition of Richard Fox's book "The Cocker's Guide" is a historical guide to the breeding and keeping of Game Fowl Chickens for fighting purposes.
Written in 1909 during a period when the breeding and fighting of Game Fowls were a popular sport, this classic text on Game Fowl contains a treasure trove of information on the breeding and keeping of Game Fowl. Chapters include Progress of Cock Fighting, Breeding Game Fowls, How To Train Game Cocks, Regulation Gaffs - How To Trim and Heel, Illegal Tricks, Arranging Mains, Revised Police Gazette Rules, Revised New York Rules, Pit Terms and more.
Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background. This book is presented as part of large series of educational material on the history and raising of numerous chicken breeds. The material presented herein contains information on the sport of cock fighting and is intended to be strictly for educational purposes with the purpose of enlightening Game Fowl breeders about the history of their breed. Publication of the material is neither an endorsement, nor a criticism of its contents.
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