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Dont laugh but I am considering getting chickens to freerange in my back yard and lay fresh eggs. Grass untreated. Any health concerns?

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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Risky chicks?!?

Here is information for 'urban' farmers from the cdc: http://www.
Cdc.Gov/features/salmonellapoultry/?S_cid=fb1544.

In brief: Risky chicks?!?

Here is information for 'urban' farmers from the cdc: http://www.
Cdc.Gov/features/salmonellapoultry/?S_cid=fb1544.
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder
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Dr. Katharine Garnier
There is also a website called backyardchickens that can help you, but the salmonella information from the CDC is about health issues.
Dr. Pam Yoder
Thanks, Dr. Garnier. I certainly would like to hear from any physicians who have done this.
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
Bariatrics

In brief: Great!

Absolutely no health concerns whatsoever.

In brief: Great!

Absolutely no health concerns whatsoever.
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
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