USA- Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Backyard Poultry


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Backyard poultry with chickens eating
Backyard Poultry and Salmonella

Backyard poultry, like chicken and ducks, can carry Salmonella germs even if they look healthy and clean. These germs can easily spread to anything in the areas where they live and roam.

You can get sick from touching your backyard poultry or anything in their environment and then touching your mouth or food, and swallowing Salmonella germs.

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