Mt Healthy Hatchery Salmonella

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by suzychick, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. suzychick

    suzychick Hatching

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    Has anyone ordered chicks from Mt Healthy Hatchery? I have 11 that I got mid April and the hatchery has now been linked to a salmonella outbreak. I planned to use my chickens for eggs. Will my eggs be safe?
     
  2. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Songster

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    I have 24 right now from them. I had meat birds last year from them. I never got sick and I'm still alive so you should be fine. Just wash your hands after you handle the birds.
     
  3. Warrprincess688

    Warrprincess688 Songster

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    I've gotten chickens there for years. Always just been smart about being clean and washing my hands. I don't keep them in my living room, bedroom or kitchen. Also don't kiss Or cuddle them close to your face.
     
  4. Warrprincess688

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    Also your eggs should be fine.
     
  5. phoenix912

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    Don't cuddle any chick close to you face or just the hatchery ones?
     
  6. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Songster

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    Any chick
     

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