Life on the road can be difficult, but the cuccos do not exist as an outlet for your frustration. If you decide to pay it backward to a poor defenseless creature, you are no better than those you are pursuing. Your debt will be recorded… and paid in blood.
“Finger Lickin’ Deathwish” by Winter Artwork shows a particularly mean-looking chicken standing on top of Link’s skull at his Triforce grave site. Let this be a warning to adventurers everywhere. Do what you came to do and leave the livestock alone.