Chicken Health & Care

Common Chicken Health Problems and Solutions

Disease Prevention for Chickens

Disease Prevention for Chickens

Chickens can pick up diseases from living microorganisms such as bacteria, virus, mycoplasma or parasites that can cause infections. As with most infections, these diseases are contagious and can be spread from one chicken to the whole flock. Prevention of infections and spreading of it is vital for you to have a healthy and successful …

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CDC WARNS AMERICANS TO STOP KISSING, SNUGGLING THEIR CHICKENS

A recent advisory from the Centers for Disease Control is warning Americans of the hazards of contact with chickens, including the risk of catching salmonella. This year alone, the CDC has recorded 1,003 cases of salmonella across the U.S., including two deaths. The agency’s suggestions include always washing your hands with soap and water after touching backyard …

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