By Sahil Makkar For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 16:39 BST, 1 September 2019 | Updated: 16:39 BST, 1 September 2019
An elderly woman has died after she was attacked by her pet rooster while collecting eggs from her backyard chicken coop.
The incident recently took place in South Australia, prompting a public warning about seemingly harmless animals that can cause death.
The rooster punctured a varicose vein of the elderly lady, with its beak causing incessant bleeding.
The victim's name and age have been withheld to avoid further trauma to her family.
An elderly woman has died after she was allegedly attacked by her pet rooster