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Don't Kiss Your Chickens, The CDC Says In A Salmonella Warning

23/05/2021 04:39 PM | Click to read full article

As egg prices soared and pandemic isolation grew, many Americans moved from co-op to coop and became chicken owners. But people with chickens in their backyards should think twice about giving them a peck.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people to refrain from snuggling with backyard poultry, citing concerns that the chickens may be spreading salmonella.