After a few minutes of the cocks locking necks and bumping heads, they started to tire. As if some signal was given that we missed, the two owners of the cocks jumped onto the grass and took them back to separate corners to prepare them for the next round, much like a boxing match.
During the break, their owners cooled their birds down and re-hydrated them by squeezing water from a rag and letting it run down their necks. The care didn't end there - the break continued as the owners pet their cocks and made re-assuring cooing noises to calm them down before the next round.
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