Gore farmer said neighbors should watch out after she found Turken dead on fence

Posted at 8:28 PM, Sep 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-27 23:49:37-04

GORE, Okla. - A local farmer said her neighbors should watch out after she found one of her animals dead, clipped to a fence.

Feeding time at Sue Sweet's farm is a sight to see.

“I have chickens, turkeys, turkens, I have my geese, I have a hog in the backyard," Sweet said.

Every animal like a child.

“They just follow me around, these are my babies.”

So last Tuesday she was sickened at the sight behind her wooden gate.

"I noticed a wing attached to a clothes pin. I reached over and pulled it down, and realized it was my turken, or what was left of my turken.”

The species of chicken clipped to her fence like a wet piece of laundry.

“I got mad, I was crying, got a little upset and then I called the police and had them come out.”

The Sequoyah County incident report proves a deputy responded to the "animal cruelty" call, and Sue told the deputy her neighbor did it to scare her.

But the deputy, like us, didn't have much luck finding him.

The fence where she found the animal now topped with 12 volts of electricity to make sure she doesn't find another one in the same spot.

Now, Sue only left with two turkens.

“I just want the abuse to stop.”

Staying home as often as possible to protect them.

“I feel like I’m pretty much a prisoner in my own home.”

Hopeful alleged trespassers won't hurt any more of her babies again.

The Sequoyah County Sheriff's Office said they are still investigating, and have not yet pinned down a suspect.

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