Hot Air Balloons & Hens don't mix
November 6, 2008 4:26am CST
Hens (female chickens), low flying jets, and hot air balloons do not mix. The problem is that the balloons flying overhead can cause severe fright in the birds, according to one farmer, and cause eggs to crack within them. The ultimate cause of death is a peritonitis infection. "It is an ugly way to go," said the vet who did the post op on the dead fowl.