This event prompted me to join the site. I'll try to make a long story short and honestly I have no idea if anyone will have an answer for me. My husband and I are watching my mothers house, in punta gorda fl, she's has 6 hens and had a rooster. We usually lock the chickens in their coop at dusk, they all go in when they're ready to be locked up. Last night me and my husband ran to Walmart before dark but decided to go grab a bite to eat, so when we got home it was after dark. I noticed the white hen was sitting on the table in front of the house which was very odd. I scooped her up and took her to the coop where I locked it and counted the chickens as I always do. That's when I realised the rooster was gone. There were a lot of his feathers in the coop as well as the feeder being half broken like there had been a struggle. There was a 'trail' of feathers leading to an opening under one of the fences.