One of the most characteristic animals of Mexico is the rooster, known above all for its ranchero stereotype, with which Mexicans are associated, and also for the famous cockfights that have become a sport for fans.
The rooster is an omnivorous animal cataloged as a bird domestic. And although he is one of the icons Mexicans, the reality is that it comes from the Asian Continent and can currently live in any part of the world, especially in the fields.
Some scholars affirm that the chicken receives the name of rooster or hen at five months of age, upon reaching sexual maturity.
Most of the roosters they live on farms or hatcheries, this depending on the purpose for which they are intended, since they are usually the protagonists of innumerable fights of roosters, as well as they are used for meat purposes.
However, those who live in hatcheries are treated with special care, as reported by a connoisseur of the matter, Luis Alonso Leyva Bojórquez.
“Some have dogs, cats, I have roosters, and they are given a special diet, which is very expensive,” he stressed.
rooster and hen
Gallus gallus domesticus, a species of galliform bird of the Phasianidae family, from Southeast Asia.
Emperor Julius Caesar was the one who introduced the roosters in the Iberian Peninsula and in Great Britain.
- Pure Old English.
- The Spanish.
It is the intersection of rooster breeds Spanish and English rooster; the purity characteristics of this rooster have made it desirable to ennoble other breeds.
types of roosters
The rooster Fino measures between 35 and 45 centimeters and weighs 3 to 4.5 pounds, while the country rooster measures between 40 and 50 centimeters and weighs more than 4.5 pounds.
Their crest It regulates its body temperature, and the barbels serve to attract females.
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Reaches the maturity sexual at 5 or 6 months of age.
It’s a animal diurnal and gregarious, that is, it lives in groups.
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