(Bernville) -- Animal welfare authorities say they've rescued dozens of roosters after breaking up a cockfighting ring near Reading.
One person has been arrested, but the suspect was not identified by the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Cockfighting is a felony.
According to an SPCA statement, a tip led officers to a farm near Bernville, Berks County.
Officers say they found evidence of cockfighting, unsanitary confinement and other animal cruelty violations. They seized 50 to 60 birds, a goat, a horse and four dogs.
The animals will be taken to SPCA headquarters in Philadelphia to be evaluated by veterinarians.
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