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Chickens Kill Fox That Sneaked Into Their Poultry

A fox which sneaked into a poultry hoping to have an easy meal has ended up dead following an unbelievable reaction from the birds. The fox did not know that over 3000 chickens were in the poultry and as it sneaked in, the automatic door jammed, trapping the fox inside. The next morning the fox was spotted dead in a corner of the poultry. The furious chickens had pecked the fox to death.

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The bizarre incident took place in Pontivy, France, last Thursday. The fox is thought have sneaked into the coop behind some 3,000 chickens but then became trapped when the automatic door snapped shut, reports Daily Star.

The fox’s body was found the next morning in a corner of the coop. No chickens appear to have been killed in the incident.
Pascal Daniel, head of farming at the agricultural school Gros-Chêne, told French newspaper Ouest France that chickens can act together in large groups and that the fox could have been panicked by the sudden massive retaliation.
M.Daniel said that the chickens have been on that site since last July and so have learned to defend their territory.

“There was a herd instinct and they attacked him with their beaks,” he said, adding “They can be quite tenacious when they are in a pack”.

Although M. Daniel said that the fox’s body showed no sign of disease it was a young animal, perhaps five or six months old, only about 60 centimetres in length.
According to a local naturalist quoted by the paper, the fox may have been inexperienced or perhaps already injured and therefore less able to defend itself.
Source: Daily Star

 

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54 comments

  1. lol
    Serves the fox right!!!!

  2. Nwazuloke Micheal

    Poor Fox..

  3. Udogu Ogechi Victory

    Those chicken need to be congratulated. They deserve some accolades.

  4. ezeh vivian chinaecherem

    so chickens have wisenup,kudos to them!

  5. Egbuwalo Teniola Glory

    Wow!!! Protecting their territory

  6. Nwufo Vivian chidimma

    That serves the fox right

  7. Hehehe… This is actually called feasting. That was a bad day for the fox.

  8. Wow, this is really self defence.

  9. Okonkwo Isioma Jane

    Chai even chickens can fight

  10. Gabriel Precious

    All hail the chicken Lord

  11. Law-obilero Chiemena

    Those chickens did a great job

  12. Good for the fox e never chi chum chim

  13. That’s good for the fox, the birds did well.

  14. Ezekwo Chinenye Josephine

    very funny…hilarious

  15. That’s good for the fox, the birds did well.

  16. ntoruka maryjane

    Ntoruka Maryjane
    I can’t stop laughing, things are really happening

  17. ntoruka maryjane

    Ntoruka Maryjane
    I can’t stop laughing, things are really happening. those chicken deserves some Kudos

  18. okeke chiamaka gabriella

    interesting

  19. okeke chioma onyinye

    that is good for the fox

  20. mbadugha adaeze v

    congrats to the chickens!

  21. mbadugha adaeze v

    nice one chickens!

  22. Lazarus Kelvin chidiebube

    This one sweet me die
    Lwkmd

  23. Ndubisi Chidimma Lilian

    Good for the fox

  24. Agina Gloria Ebele

    The fox got what he deserved

  25. Those chicken really dealt with that fox oo

  26. lol…. the fox wanted to eat were it did not sow

  27. Lol… the fox wants to eat where it did not sow

  28. Chukwunedu Nkechi. F.

    Lol… The chickens tried o. I was not expecting it

  29. Chukwunedu Nkechi. F.

    Lol… The chickens tried o. I was not expecting it

  30. happiness chidume

    D fox deserve it

  31. Punishment from the highest order

  32. Akaforonye oluebube

    Those chickens did well

  33. Juliet ugochukwu

    Super hero chicken

  34. Chiamaka Simon peace

    Ninja chicken

  35. Omenuko Adaobi Promise

    Weird

  36. Ibeh Ifunanya Cynthia

    Lol super hero

  37. The chicken must be tough

  38. Okere Favour Udochi

    Nice one chickens keep it up

  39. Hahahaha. A serious case of ” 99 days for the thief, one day for the owner”

  40. Chickens are really becoming defensive these days

  41. Chidozie chiazokam jennifer

    Wonderful…. Dat servers d fox right

  42. They are angry mobs. Its anger they have been keeping for a long time

  43. The chickens know its kill or be killed…..

  44. Ezeh vivian chinaecherem

    Nice one chickens

  45. Even chickens gather strength like this.
    thus is really wow

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