Have you noticed the wrought iron type, often adorning church steeples in France? Ever wonder why the rooster is as much a symbol of France as the Fleur de Lys?
Richard Alexander’s blog, Deep Heart of France, focuses on places less traveled. (Following his blog, you will want to add the Massif Central to your next France itinerary.)
Here he discusses this ubiquitous symbol, the rooster.
Wikipédia, one of my favorite references, will give you the scoop en français pour le symbolisme du coq