CDC Feature: Keeping Backyard Poultry
It’s spring, which means many people are buying chicks and ducklings for backyard flocks. Yet backyard flock owners can get sick if they don’t follow proper precautions, as shown by the record number of Salmonella infections linked to backyard flocks in 2016. CDC’s updated feature shares simple tips to handle and care for backyard flocks while reducing the chance of Salmonella illness. Also available in Spanish.