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Cedar Hill Police Bust Cockfight, Seize 500 Roosters

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CEDAR HILL (CBSDFW.COM) - The SPCA is seizing 500 fighting roosters and hens from a Cedar Hill property today.

Yesterday police got a tip about a cockfight happening at 551 Knight Street in Cedar Hill.

When they got there, they found 400 roosters and 100 hens on the two-acre property.

KRLD’s Barbara Schwarz reports

Police called the SPCA to take the birds.  The group says it will house them at a secure location until a custody hearing on March 22.

There’s no word yet on any arrests.

Cockfighting is a felony in Texas.

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