Dark Hatch hen is always bred and conditioned for increased stamina and strength to produce chickens that are either cocks or hens called game fowls. These hens are not bred to fight when matured, but they are bred, fed, and groomed with protein, and calcium-rich food to enable them to produce chicks that are highly resistant to flues and other fowl illnesses. Also producing resistant and long-lasting generational fighting stamina Dark Hatch cocks.
Cockfighting is a blood sport due in some part to the physical trauma the cocks inflict on each other. This is sometimes increased by attaching metal spurs to the cocks’ natural spurs. While not all fights are to the death, the cocks may endure significant physical trauma. In some areas around the world, cockfighting is still practiced as a mainstream event. In some countries, it is regulated by law, or forbidden outright.
A cockfight is a blood sport, held in a ring called a cockpit. The history of raising fowl for fighting goes back 6,000 years. The first documented use of the word gamecock, denoting use of the cock as to a “game”, a sport, pastime, or entertainment.
The combatants, referred to as gamecocks (not to be confused with game birds), are specially bred and conditioned for increased stamina and strength. Male and female chickens of such a breed are referred to as game fowl. Cocks possess congenital aggression toward all males of the same species. Wagers are often made on the outcome of the match.
Two owners place their gamecock in the cockpit. The cocks fight until ultimately one of them dies or is critically injured. Historically, this was in a cockpit, which is a term used to mean a place of entertainment or frenzied activity.