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- The chicken is a national symbol of France and is used as an (unofficial) national mascot, in particular for sports teams. See also: Gallic rooster.
- The Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) independent party ZANU party used a chicken as a symbol, since a majority of Rhodesian citizens (mostly native African black) were analphabetic due to lack of school funding for the poor, so they use symbol or mascot to identify their political party.
- The standard of Sir Robin from Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a chicken.
- The town of Denizli in Republic of Turkey is symbolized by a chicken.
- The mascot of the English Premiership team Tottenham Hotspur is a cockerel.
- Sydney Roosters Australian rugby league team
- The North Adelaide Football Club are also nicknamed the Roosters.
- The Rhode Island Red is the state bird of Rhode Island.
- Pathé corporate logo
- The athletic teams of the University of South Carolina "The USC" (the original USC) use the Gamecock (the fighting cock) as mascot and use the "Gamecocks" as their moniker.
- Clube Atlético Mineiro, a soccer team in the Brazilian League has a rooster for mascot and is nicknamed "Galo" (Rooster).
- Fighting Cock brand of Bourbon uses a mean rooster as their trademark.
- The State Bird of Delaware is the Blue Hen, as well being the Mascot for the University of Delaware sports teams.
- Packets of the popular cereal Cornflakes from Kellogg's prominently feature a cockerel.
- The Big Chicken of Marietta, Georgia houses a Kentucky Fried Chicken location, and is used as a navigational aid for local military pilots.
- Hector Chicken is the eponymous bird who gives his name to the fast food restaurant chain in Belgium and France.
- Le Coq Sportif or "the athletic rooster" is a French sports equipment manufacturer.
- "Chicken" is the nonprofit mascot of technology nonprofit iGetcha.org.