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Hundreds of chickens killed by intruders at California farm: police

- Intruders beat to death more than 900 chickens, some of them with a golf club, during a break-in at a commercial poultry farm in central California, authorities said.

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Health 29 Sep 2014

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Russia 25 Sep 2014

Idaho trucker demands ransom for chicken load, then leaves it to rot

SALMON Idaho - Authorities in Idaho are seeking a truck driver who held 37,000 pounds of frozen chicken for ransom demanding money for expenses before he let it rot at a truck stop in Montana where it is releasing putrid odors and liquids, police said on Thursday.

25 Sep 2014