Fresno county sheriff’s deputies are investigating a massive case of animal cruelty. Over 900 chickens were beaten to death at a poultry farm. The attackers used a golf club to batter the helpless animals. A reward is being offered to help catch the killers.
It’s hard to imagine the brutality of what occurred a chicken shed. Fresno county sheriffs investigators believe two men broke in, and went berserk.
“Once they were inside the suspects used a golf club we believe and possibly some other type of instrument to maliciously kill several hundred chickens.” said Fresno County Sheriff’s Deputy Chris Curtice.
Foster Farms reports 920 chickens were killed. in a statement the company said,”The perpetrator committed an unconscionable act of animal cruelty. This appears to be a random act of violence.”
Foster Farms is working with local law enforcement on their investigation into this matter and is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the persons responsible for the crime.
Investigators have some evidence, but are hoping the reward will prompt someone to come forward.