I have four pan fryer roosters, and I let them run our property, when the weather is nice. On Saturday, 4/12/14, a woman was walking with her dog, and as she passed our home, she grabbed the collar and walked the dog past our home. She had a bucket and the leash in her other hand. Then, three of my chickens come running and clucking loudly across the front yard. I went out and heard her yelling for her dog. I started hollering for her dog as well. The dog came around a fence and I told my husband to watch the dog, so I can go find the chicken that was missing. I found him by our dog pen with his tail feather almost gone. He had a raisin size cut on his back near his tail and his comb was a very dark, almost black red. I was very upset and told the woman that it is the law that all dogs must be on a leash at all times. Now the rear of the chicken is swollen and red around the rectum. I have put antibiotic ointment on the opening and on some scratches. I placed him in a small horse trailer and separated him from the others.
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