Nearly 50 chickens rescued from suspected Chicago cockfighting ring now seeking forever homes

Nearly 50 chickens rescued from suspected Chicago cockfighting ring now seeking forever homes

CHICAGO — Almost 50 chickens rescued from a suspected Chicago cockfighting ring are in want of endlessly houses.

The Chicago Roo Crew stated final month’s bust was their third one in Chicago since 2019.

The follow is banned within the U.S. and its territories.

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Julia Magnus, an lawyer and animal rights advocate with Chicago Roo Crew stated seven of the chickens had been in dire want of medical consideration resulting from contaminated wounds. Many had been additionally sick.

“These birds will not be valued as people with emotions, with sentience. And it is – they’re simply seen as commodities to be used to be tossed apart,” she stated. “It is loads of work, nevertheless it’s actually value it as a result of the birds that survive these conditions are completely superb people. It is actually superb once you work with them and also you see the flipped change of their head – once they understand that arms aren’t there to hurt them, however they’re there to supply them treats. They’re there to assist them, it is fairly stunning.”

Anybody enthusiastic about fostering the birds can attain out to Chicago Roo Crew on Fb, Instagram or e mail at [email protected]

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