Hundreds of chickens killed in M62 lorry crash
14 May 2014 Last updated at 16:00 BST
More than 1,000 chickens were killed after the lorry carrying them crashed into a safety barrier on the M62 in Greater Manchester.
The lorry was carrying 6,800 chickens when it crashed on the eastbound carriageway between junctions 11 and 12 at about 04:00 BST.
About 1,500 birds were killed and a number escaped, North West Motorway Police said.
Michael Clarke, from the Highways Agency, said about 2,000 chickens "escaped on to the carriageway" and had to be rounded up.