11 safety tips for handling backyard chickens

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11 safety tips for handling backyard chickens – Farm and Dairy

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this spring reports that there are eight ongoing outbreaks of Salmonella in 47 states linked to backyard poultry in the United States. As of May 13, 71 people had been hospitalized – 36 percent of those infected are children under the age of 5.