Oregon officials warn of salmonella risks tied to baby poultry

04/15/2011 | KVAL-TV (Eugene, Ore.)

Public health officials in Oregon are advising parents to keep their children from coming into contact with chicks, ducklings and other baby poultry to avoid possible salmonella infection. "Never nuzzle or kiss chicks or ducklings. Salmonella bacteria are easily spread from birds to humans," said Emilio DeBess, state public health veterinarian for the Oregon Public Health Division, Oregon Health Authority.

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