Salmonella In Backyard Chickens. Is culling my flock the only way to proceed? Backyard flocks have become an increasingly popular hobby.
Since the cdc's initial report on june 2, it has received reports of an additional 287 people sickened. — the centers for disease control and prevention says backyard chickens likely are behind the salmonella outbreaks in 21 states. (i have chickens for pets and occasionally for breeding).
Backyard poultry can carry salmonella bacteria even if they look healthy and clean and show no signs of illness.
Salmonella In Backyard Chickens. The cause, however, isn't an unsanitary factory. The chickenvet talks about salmonella in backyard chickens, prevention of salmonella & the risks of getting salmonella from back garden hens or their eggs. Is culling my flock the only way to proceed? Just one out of every 15,330 people who keep backyard chickens has caught salmonella.