Avoid salmonella: Don't kiss your chicken

by Thor on May. 20th, 2014

Don't do it: A spike in salmonella cases is linked to people kissing their pet chickens.
Don't do it: A spike in salmonella cases is linked to people kissing their pet chickens.Courtesy Crossville News
Health departments this spring have been reported outbreaks of dozens of salmonella cases. But they're not tied to tainted food. The cases are occurring in people who kiss or cuddle with their backyard chickens. So keep your lips off the chickens, okay?

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claire-10's picture
claire-10 says:

why do people kiss chikens? i wiould never kiss or cuddle with a chiken. they have so many germs,now thats just gross.

posted on Sat, 05/31/2014 - 5:57pm
science's picture
science says:

they also will peck at you.

posted on Wed, 06/04/2014 - 12:59pm

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