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National Health News Backyard chickens harbor greater diversity of ticks, mites, and lice than farm-raised chickens

Backyard chickens harbor greater diversity of ticks, mites, and lice than farm-raised chickens

ard chickens may live a sweeter life than chickens on commercial poultry farms, but roaming green grass and scratching real dirt exposes these birds to a different suite of parasites than those found in most commercial facilities. A paper in the latest issue of the Journal of Medical Entomology by University of California, Riverside scientists […]

1/14/16 at 9:38 am     1372      , , ,     Medical Xpress
National Health News Canada salmonella outbreak leaves 34 people sick after poultry contact

Canada salmonella outbreak leaves 34 people sick after poultry contact

ian health authorities are investigating after 34 people became sick with salmonella infections after contact with live baby poultry, the country’s Public Health Agency said on Monday. The agency said it was investigating 17 cases of people becoming sick between April 5 and May 12 in the province of Alberta, 13 in British Columbia and […]

5/27/15 at 1:07 pm     1143      , , ,     Reuters