PICTURE STORIES: COCKFIGHTING IN PUERTO RICO: Cockfighting-6

Fighting Rooster owner and trainer Rene Rodriguez clips the feathers off of the top of a fighting rooster's back at his farm where he trains almost 200 roosters to cockfight at the Rodriguez Brothers Farm on November 10, 2006 in Aibonito, Puerto Rico. By clipping the back feathers the rooster becomes more mobile and can fight with a more balanced attack.

Fighting Rooster owner and trainer Rene Rodriguez clips the feathers off of the top of a fighting rooster's back at his farm where he trains almost 200 roosters to cockfight at the Rodriguez Brothers Farm on November 10, 2006 in Aibonito, Puerto Rico. By clipping the back feathers the rooster becomes more mobile and can fight with a more balanced attack.