salmonella worries

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rhondaa, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. rhondaa

    rhondaa In the Brooder

    Oct 17, 2009
    North Tx
    If most of you are like me you sell your extra eggs. Well my worries are the scare on salmonella thats going on the tv. How do you know your eggs or hens have salmonella? that is something i do not want to do is kill someone due to not knowing!!!! Anyone????[​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2010
  2. purr

    purr Songster

    Apr 30, 2008
    east freetown, ma
    salmonella is not a problem that's typical of small flocks.And if you cook the egg there is no problem at all. Large hatcheries are plagueded with this disease because of the unsanitary conditions that are inherent in a large factory.
  3. luvmycritters42

    luvmycritters42 Chirping

    Sep 28, 2009
    Western WA
    I think (but am not completely sure) that your Vet. could test your birds for salmonella if your are concerned.

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