Absolutely! I used to raise chickens and each has their own personality and as Echooos stated if a hen is stressed she will quit laying eggs.
I think they do .... I remember being really little and a family moving in next door to us.... In the burbs :) ..they slaughtered chickens in their back yard... I used to sit under our picnic table and watch them do it through our chain link fence and cry ... The smell was awefull … Read more
I think letting them suffer being attacked by the dogs would be much crueler.