Poultry plundering: Colorado animal rights activists pull off chicken heist

Members of animal rights group Denver Baby Animal Save run away with chickens during "processing day" at Colorado farm. (NBC News)

At Long Shadow Farm, a cacophony of animal sounds from chickens to cows greet you.

On Sunday, the Ramey family listened to an unfamiliar sound.

"Twenty or 30 people showed up, and they started singing," farmer Larry Ramey recalls.

But Ramey and Aidan Cook heard two very different things.

"I asked them to release those animals to a sanctuary," said Cook, a member of the animal rights group, Denver Baby Animal Save. "They were quite amused by this question and then they simply walked away, so I took one animal and walked off the farm."

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