Backyard chickens tied to salmonella


National News

July 30, 2018 - 11:00 PM

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — If you’re really loving your backyard chickens and all those fresh eggs, you might be giving your flock a little bit of extra attention — and some snuggles and kisses.

Well, you had better stop, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning.

You might be putting yourself at risk for a salmonella infection, the department said, and you wouldn’t be alone.

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