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Monday, June 21, 2010

Some say fie on fowl in the city

Named "Roberta Mutant Fluffball," this chicken, of the fluffy Silkie breed, won Seattle Titlh's prettiest bird competition last year. "She's a tragic figure like many ex-beauty queens," says Jennie Grant, her owner. Grant's other hens harassed Roberta, and she hid under stairs all day until Grant let her roam in the garden.