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“This is a big house for a bachelor, ain’t it?” asks Irvin as he looks out over his land at the many fighting roosters he raises. Sometimes he sells them, sometimes he fights them. As laws become more strict, he’s limited those activities. At least one chicken dies in most fights. “That’s just like us,” Irvin said. “One minute we can be here and the next we can be gone.” Gabriel Scarlett/HERALD