USA – 5 Ways to Prevent Salmonella from Backyard Chickens

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More and more people are getting Salmonella from backyard chickens. Are you at risk?

This year there were more cases of Salmonella linked to backyard chickens than ever before recorded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In fact, there were over ten Salmonella outbreaks, and 1,100 cases in 48 states just this year so far!

We’ll tell you what Salmonella is, help you figure out if you’re at risk, and let you know the best practices for how to stay healthy. Having backyard chickens is fun, but getting Salmonella definitely isn’t!

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