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Are Backyard Chickens A Health Hazard?

Are Backyard Chickens A Health Hazard?

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Are Backyard Chickens a Health Hazard? Why Are Some Chickens Carriers of Salmonella? What Are the Dangers of Yersinia Infection? Could Your Backyard Chickens Be Making You Ill? Chickens are a popular backyard pet, but there’s a serious health risk associated with them: Salmonella. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 15% of all cases of Salmonella from 1990-2014 were related to kissing, holding, or cuddling a chicken or a baby chick. In addition, 46% of cases involved keeping chickens inside the home or sleeping with them. As a result, it’s essential to follow best practices for keeping chickens in your backyard.


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Can Quail Disease Affect Chickens?

Can Quail Disease Affect Chickens?

Uncovering the Surprising Connection Between Quail Disease and Chickens By Tom Seest Can Quail Disease Affect Chickens? At BackyardChickenNews, we help people who want to raise backyard chickens by collating information and news blended with our own personal...

What Is the Average Age Of Backyard Chickens?

What Is the Average Age Of Backyard Chickens?

An Overview Of The Life Expectancy Of Backyard Poultry By Tom Seest At BackyardChickenNews, we help people who want to raise backyard chickens by collating information and news blended with our own personal experiences. Be sure to read our other related stories at...

What Are The Effects Of Newcastle Disease In Chickens?

What Are The Effects Of Newcastle Disease In Chickens?

The Silent Killer: the Truth About Newcastle Disease By Tom Seest What Are The Effects Of Newcastle Disease In Chickens? At BackyardChickenNews, we help people who want to raise backyard chickens by collating information and news blended with our own personal...

Can You Protect Backyard Chickens From Predators?

Can You Protect Backyard Chickens From Predators?

An Overview Of Backyard Chicken Predators By Tom Seest At BackyardChickenNews, we help people who want to raise backyard chickens by collating information and news blended with our personal experiences. Read our other related stories at BackyardChickenNews to learn...

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