Cockfighting in Antsirabe

The controversial practice of cockfighting is extremely popular on the island-nation of Madagascar. Many people in the country make a living breeding roosters as well as placing bets in weekly tournaments.Cockfighting in Madagascar dates back to the 18th century when it entertained the Royal family. Still practiced all over the island of Madagascar as a popular form of entertainment, it is also an important source of income for many locals.