As spring and Easter approach, the ealth officials at the Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural Development and Community Heal are warning parents that baby poultry may carry Salmonella. They offer eight tips to stay safe around spring chicks.
Spring chicks become very popular each Easter. Many children see them or handle them in feed or pet stores. Some families bring spring chicks home and raise them. The Michigan Department of Agriculture reminds us of the risks of handling live poultry.