I use live-traps to catch mice in my horse barn. I just can't stand to clean up those nasty snap traps. I usually take the mice away from the barn to release them. A month ago as I was opening the trap the chickens came up behind my and attacked the mouse as it was making its escape. They seemed to enjoy torturing the thing before one ran off with it. Now every time I open one of the traps they are waiting. My boys think it is hilarious, but it gives me the creeps. I am also worried they might choke on one. I am cool with the whole circle of life thing but is this NORMAL or should I worry about my chickens choking on a mouse? Please don't suggest that I cut it into pieces for them because that is not going to happen!