Safe handling key to avoid illness from backyard poultry flocks

More and more people are raising flocks of poultry in their urban backyards in Wisconsin and across the U.S. As the practice becomes legal in more areas and grows in popularity, experts recommend observing safe handling practices to avoid illness caused from poultry or eggs.

Barbara Ingham, food safety specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension, offers several food safety recomendations for backyard flock owners in the article: fyi.uwex.edu-Safe handling key to avoid illness from backyard poultry flocks