In a scene never seen before, a rooster and a goat work together to save their chicken friend from a falcon attack on a farm in the Netherlands. The dramatic moment with only a few seconds left was captured on CCTV!
Everyone in the ranch was busy with their own business, when suddenly a falcon swooped down from the sky with one goal in mind: dinner. The dice seemed to have been thrown to a poor chicken with feathers flying all over the place. This is a battle she already losing when the odds have changed dramatically in her favor.
When the brave rooster learns that his friend chicken has been attacked, he goes to the rescue without hesitation. A few seconds later, another of their companions, this time the goat, decides to join forces to save the helpless chicken from the bird’s sharp claws. The brave duo eventually defeats the falcon and saves a friend’s life.
The farm owner, 59-year-old Jaap Beets, was at home, but had no time to react because the entire scene lasted only 17 seconds. He later learned what happened from the CCTV camera recordings. Then he declared that he was very proud of his animal. But he said it wasn’t the first time his chicken was thus protected from other animals. Last time, another goat and a turkey were the guardian angels of a chicken that was attacked.
“I was so proud of the rooster and goats jumping to protect our hen,” Beets said. “I was so happy that the chicken was alive. I heard the screams of the animals, but it was too late to see the assailant, so I checked the CCTV. It took only 17 seconds for the falcon to appear and disappear.”
Thanks to the joint efforts of the two brave animals, the chicken has a second chance of live. “Fortunately, [she] only had two minor injuries,” the farmer said. “It took a few days for her to recover. The rest of the birds gathered around her and kept her company: ”
Here is the dramatic moment!