THE Bruce Hwy has reopened after hundreds of chickens escaped in a truck rollover at Beerburrum.
The livestock fled the trailer and were initially causing traffic chaos.
Emergency services were called to the rollover in the southbound lane, near Beerburrum Way, about 10.37am.
Police have blocked the highway and are diverting northbound traffic to Johnson Rd.
The driver was not been injured in the crash.
Workers are reportedly still trying to gather up the chickens.