Chip, so named after she was corralled by California Highway Patrolmen, got Bay Area attention when she wandered on to the Bay Bridge. One of many stories is quoted below.
Reporter David DeBolt and the shelter workers may need some help understanding the chicken-and-egg problem. Unless Chip has been consorting with a rooster, they won't have to worry about the egg hatching. Broody hens are unlikely to set on a single egg, anyway.
It's always good to see a chicken story with a happy ending in the news!
OAKLAND -- Three people are missing a chicken, and you know how that can be. Especially when they each claim ownership of the same chicken.
"We don't want anymore chickens," Katz said.
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