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Coyote attack decimates restaurant's chickens

Since it's inception, "The Herbfarm", has been famous for locally grown and sourced organic ingredients. That includes the eggs from specially raised chickens in their own coops.

Unfortunately, the hens are gone. Somehow, coyotes got inside the electrified fence and killed about a hundred of them. Herbfarm owner Carrie Van Dyck says just one forlorn chicken was left.

They coyotes stayed away from the neighboring pigs and ducks.

And now, workers are replacing the old solar-powered electric fence with a stronger one.

The Associated Press contributed to this report

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You can hear Lisa Brooks every Saturday morning from 6-9 as host of Seattle's Morning News: Saturday edition. She also is a news anchor and regular feature contributor on KIRO. She joined KIRO in 2010 after 7 years with "the competition". She's now honored to contribute great stories to a fantastic team. Lisa's a big Mariner's fan, and has even had the opportunity to serve as a fill-in Public Address Announcer at the old Kingdome and Safeco Field for more than a dozen games. Biggest thrill, annoucing Ken Griffey Junior and Cal Ripken Junior's names as they came up to bat. Lisa loves volunteering in her community, and spending time with her two pooches, Dudley and Motley.

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