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Backyard Chicken Tragedy

Backyard Chicken Tragedy
It happens even to the best of us...Sometimes backyard chickens die.  But usually, it's not the whole flock.  Occasionally, one will get egg-bound or will die from random causes.  Some chickens can be victimized by a rogue crow, raven, or hawk.  Even worse, raccoons or bobcats can terrorize flocks.  Yet I have to admit, it is even worse when the source of the tragedy is closer to home. This is Barley.  She looks sweet, doesn't she? But one day when I came home after being out for a few...

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