Excerpt from Revised Edition of McCall's Rule's of the Cock Pit Rule 6. - Cutting off a gaff off a broken leg, or a comb or gills, or a broken wing, or feathers off a broken wing of a cock during battle is forbidden. Rule 7. - When pitters enter the pit with their cocks, and at all pittings, the judge shall command, Get Ready, - then wait as near five seconds as possible and then command, Pit. Pitters must step back quickly after pitting the cocks, and must stand 6 feet from their cocks during the fighting at all times. A pitter shall t advance or walk around his cocks until a blow has passed. If the cocks in battle, crowd and advance on a pitter's required distance of six feet from the cocks, then the pitter shall promptly step back to re quired distance of six feet. Cocks must be pitted on their score marks, and at all times directly opposite each other. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.