Police are looking for the culprits who ripped off the heads of 40 chickens.
A farmer in central Germany, woke up on Sunday morning, to the horrible sight of 40 dead chickens.
The chickens were tortured and their heads were torn off with force.
Farmer Michael Luft of Frankfurt, said that the attackers must have killed the helpless animals with their bare hands.
The suspects responsible for the killings broke into the chicken coop by force.
Some of the chickens had their heads completely ripped off, while others had skin and tendons torn from their bodies and pulled over their heads.
Police said the incident involved a lot of violence and they are asking witnesses to come forward if they saw or heard something.
“The animals must have been terrified and caused noise,” a police spokesperson in Offenbach said.
The culprits also threw eggs against the walls and tipped over a number of barrels containing food and water for the chickens.