Do your homework before buying chicks

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Do your homework before buying chicks

WEST LAFAYETTE – A global pandemic is not the optimal time to start raising chickens, cautions Marisa Erasmus, an assistant professor of animal sciences at Purdue University. As the COVID-19 virus spreads across the country and the globe, food security and sustainability is increasingly on people's minds as government leaders issue stay-at-home orders and grocery stores are frequently low on staples.