Hamada Elrasam
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Poultry rearing is a common tradition among most farming communities worldwide as a source of meat, eggs or chicks to sell. But there is another use for some breeds of roosters — cockfighting. Now illegal in many countries, cockfighting continues in rural areas. Indian fighting roosters are popular with gamblers, who gather to watch them battle for a chance to make a few coins. In Egypt, both betting and animal fighting are illegal, and jail time will be the punishment for those participating, but that does not deter cockfighting devotees.

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