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Approximately 100 chickens seized from NE Harris County property where cockfighting is suspected

The chickens will be evaluated and treated by Houston SPCA officials. A criminal investigation is underway.
Credit: Harris Co. Pct. 1

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — About 100 chickens were seized Saturday from a home in northeast Harris County where cockfighting was suspected.

Harris County Precinct 1 investigators assisted the Precinct 3 Constable’s Office and Houston SPCA with the seizure in the 12900 block of Ivydale Drive. Officials said several people were detained.

The chickens will be evaluated and treated by Houston SPCA officials. A criminal investigation is underway.