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My Smart Mouth: Mercy Killing in the morning

Today I euthanized a chicken.

Nothing starts the day like a little mercy killing before breakfast, right?

In case you weren’t aware, chickens are by and large conscienceless, carnivorous little jerks who will devour any flesh available to them and have been known, like junior high girls, to turn on their own in the blink of an eye.

The lone Banty in our coop was always a bit of an underdog, perhap...


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