Drunken Chicken Killer

I read a news story today about a young man who drunkenly wandered into a shed on a poultry farm and somehow managed to turn off the power to the chicken coops. This act resulted in the death of 70,000 chickens. The chickens were valued at $20,000. Two thoughts occurred to me while reading the story.

1. If only that was all the damage I had ever managed to do in my drinking days.

2. Why wasn’t the shed locked?

6 thoughts on “Drunken Chicken Killer

  1. peachyteachy says:

    Wait–were these chickens on life support or something? Or was it a ventilation issue where they asphyxiated on their own collective juice-gas? I must know.


    • javaj240 says:

      I guess they had no air. But thanks for the mental image of 70,000 little chicken incubators. The Sheriff or the reporter, i can’t recall which, described the scene as “grisly” in the article, but I’m never convinced people know the meaning of the words/expressions they use. So, I don’t know if they simply expired peacefully or how the met their end, but I’m pretty sure it was due to lack of oxygen.


  2. wigsf says:

    70000 chickens valued at 20 grand?

    I knew KFC was ripping me off.


  3. Andrew says:

    Haha, why wasn’t the shed locked?


  4. javaj240 says:

    Probably all could have been avoided with the purchase of a $5 padlock.


  5. haha!!! Oh how true!!!


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