In a scene you’ve never seen before, a rooster and a goat have teamed up to save their friend the chicken from a hawk attack on a farm in the Netherlands. The dramatic moment, which lasted only a few seconds, was captured by a closed circuit television camera! E
veryone in the paddock is busy with their own business when suddenly a hawk emerges from the sky with only one goal in mind: dinner. It seems that luck has already been cast on a poor hen whose feathers fly everywhere.
She is fighting a battle that she had already lost when the odds dramatically turned in her favor. When he realizes that his friend the chicken has been ambushed, a brave rooster rushes to help him without a second thought.
A few seconds later, another companion from the meadow, this time a goat, decided to join forces to save the defenseless chicken from the bird’s sharp claws. The intrepid duo finally manages to fend off the hawk and save their partner’s life.
The owner of the farm, Jaap Beets, 59, who was in the house, does not have time to react as the whole scene only lasted 17 seconds. He later learned what happened from the CCTV camera recordings.
He later declared himself extremely proud of his animals. However, he said it was not the first time that his chickens were protected in this way from other animals.
Last time, another goat and a turkey were the guardian angels of an attacked chicken. “I was so proud of the rooster and the goat that they stood up to defend our chicken,” said Beets.
“I was also very relieved that the chicken survived. I heard the animals screaming but it was too late to see the attacker so I checked the video surveillance. Only 17 seconds passed between the appearance and the disappearance of the falcon. ”
Thanks to the combined efforts of the two intrepid animals, the hen had a second chance at life. “Fortunately [she had] only two minor injuries,” said the farmer. “It took him a few days to get back to normal. The other birds gathered and kept him company. ”
Look at the dramatic moment!