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Cockfighting investigation: Birds seized in Fermanagh
12 December 2013

BBC News has reported that police in Northern Ireland have seized a number of birds as part of an investigation into illegal cock fighting.

The report outlined that the operation into alleged animal cruelty took place at three locations. The BBC's Julian Fowler outlined that the police found roosters tied up to plastic barrels.

Watch the report on the BBC website.

One of the birds found tied up by the Northern Ireland police.

See Also: Illegal cockfight cruelty uncovered in Monaghan

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