News stories about the backyard chicken craze
sweeping the nation are nothing new, but the one in Food
Safety News caught
my eye. Dan Flynn wrote:
often. Small poultry farms know their chickens might have
Salmonella or Campylobacter, and they know what to do about it.
Will uninformed city folk mean backyard chickens will spread disease?
The Center for Disease
Control lists a bunch of tips for preventing the spread of disease from
chickens to humans, but the advice can be summed up in seven
words: Don’t get chicken poop in your mouth. If your daily
chicken care smells or looks nasty, chances are you’re putting yourself
Although we didn’t set
out to clean up the act of backyard chicken keepers, lately I’ve been
realizing that the Avian Aqua Miser serves that goal. One
more reason to use chicken tractors
or forest pastures and to delete that
conventional waterer ASAP.