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Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Contact with Live Poultry

Even cute, seemingly healthy baby chicks and ducks can carry Salmonella bacteria. Photo by Judy Biss Last summer the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported 611 people from 45 states got Salmonella infections from contact with their poultry.  This year, through the end of May 2017, 372 people from 47 states have gotten sick from …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/08/salmonella-outbreaks-linked-to-contact-with-live-poultry-2/

Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Contact with Live Poultry

There is always a Salmonella infection risk associated with handling poultry.  Avoid droppings and carefully wash hands after handling to greatly reduce the risk.Photo Credit: iStockphoto There are currently four multi-state outbreaks of human Salmonella infections associated with contacting live poultry being investigated by the United States Department of Agriculture – Animal and Plant Health …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/11/salmonella-outbreaks-linked-to-contact-with-live-poultry/

New Small Farm Poultry and Egg Regulations Coming

Regulation changes are close which will make it more economically feasible for small poultry producers to sell poultry and eggs A public hearing relative to Limited Poultry and Egg Farm Operations, Chapter 5K-4 of the Florida Administrative Code was held Friday, May 24, 2013 in Tallahassee, Florida. Public comment was taken on the proposed rule …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/31/new-small-farm-poultry-and-egg-regulations-coming/

The Scoop on Poultry Projects

There’s a home agricultural movement sweeping the United States.  Raising chickens in the backyard, not only in rural settings but also urban and suburban areas, is quickly gaining in popularity.  Chickens are very social animals and provide not only enjoyment, but high quality, nutritious eggs.  Several websites promote and advocate raising chickens in urban/suburban locales …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/24/the-scoop-on-poultry-projects/

Watch for the Nutrition Facts Label to Appear on Meat and Poultry Products

Living Well in the Panhandle

Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/05/09/watch-for-the-nutrition-facts-label-to-appear-on-meat-and-poultry-products/