Posted: Apr 18, 2014 01:41 PM PDT
Updated: Aug 30, 2016 07:59 PM PDT
Boxes like these are used to transport roosters to a cockfight.
SPCA staff inspect an injured rooster confiscated from a suspected cockfighting operation in March 2014.
SPCA staff inspect an injured rooster confiscated from a suspected cockfighting operation in Monterey County.
Sharp spikes called "gaffs" are typically attached to a rooster's feet before a cockfighting event.
A bloody cage seized from an alleged cockfighting ring in Monterey County
Losing roosters are typically discarded after a fight, regardless of whether they are still alive.
A Monterey County Sheriff's deputy shows off a gaff, a sharp spike or spur attached to a rooster's foot during a cockfight.