Advocates: Carolina breeders supporting cockfighting in Guam

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RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) – Animal rights activists say North Carolina breeders have shipped more than 1,000 live roosters to Guam, charging up to $ 2,000 for each bird in the cockfighting trade from the island.

The groups, Animal Wellness Action and Animal Wellness Foundation, sent letters to U.S. attorneys in North Carolina on Thursday, calling for a statewide investigation into animal cruelty, media reported.

“North Carolina has been the hotbed of cockfighting in the East,” Wayne Pacelle, president of Animal Wellness Action, said during a Zoom call with reporters. “We are not proud. We don’t like the idea of ​​people going to jail for these activities. We want them to stop.

His group has been reviewing shipping records to Guam for several years, and Pacelle said they discovered 9,000 roosters were sent there from 12 states. North Carolina’s shipments are in the top five, along with Oklahoma, California, Hawaii and Alabama, he said.

Cockfighting is a felony in the state, and a federal ban on the practice went into effect in Guam in 2019. Pacelle said the island does not have a significant industry. related to roosters and alleges that expeditions could only be for fighting.

Other states were also mentioned in Thursday’s appeal.

Drew Edmondson, a former Oklahoma attorney general, said the Oklahoma rooster fights were “worse.” He says cockfighting bans are not enforced, so those who participate think it is “an open invitation.”

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