This came after the child tried to extend his arm to touch a chick that belonged to the chicken before it reacted.
According to the mother, the chicken acted to defend the chicks.
A mother in Kakamega County is mourning her 6-month-old child who died after he was startled by a chicken.
This came after the child tried to get hold of a chick that belonged to the chicken before it reacted.
According to the mother, identified as Robai Toboko, the chicken acted to defend the chicks.
It flew towards the baby who was in the mother’s arms.
“My baby was in my arms trying to hold one of its chicks when the hen attacked him,” Toboko told journalists adding that after the attack her baby cried for a while before he fainted.
The mother further explained that the chicken’s wing touched the child and the 6-month baby burst into tears for a while before he stopped and fainted.
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