Dead chickens found on Chiba highway


Chiba prefectural police said Saturday that the remains of about 50 chickens were found along a three-kilometer stretch of highway between Narita and Katori.

According to police, the chickens were noticed on National Route 51 at around 6:30 p.m. Friday, NTV reported.

Authorities scooped up the remains of the birds which had been run over several times.

Police believe the chickens must have fallen off the back of a truck from a farm or meat processing plant.

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So why DID the chicken cross the road?

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No indication of fowl play, but that's got to ruffle your feathers.

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I'm glad they cleaned it up cos so many chickens would left a very foul smell.

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Dead dogs get outrage and disgust. Dead chickens get only jokes. Sad.

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The death of chickens and dogs is sad, but the early termination of humans is a common accepted practice.

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