In this file photo, Shaelyn Stewart, 3, hugs her family's pet chicken, Smartie, in the backyard of her Bluffton home.
In this file photo, Shaelyn Stewart, 3, hugs her family's pet chicken, Smartie, in the backyard of her Bluffton home. Delayna Earley/Staff photo
In this file photo, Shaelyn Stewart, 3, hugs her family's pet chicken, Smartie, in the backyard of her Bluffton home. Delayna Earley/Staff photo

Judge tosses case against 'Smartie' the chicken

September 18, 2012 7:40 PM