The Atlanta-based CDC said that chickens cost a night of trick-or-treating this Halloween runs the risk of infecting people with…
The Disease Control and Prevention Centers have asked chicken owners to avoid committing a party bird in Halloween by dressing up their domestic cattle.
The Atlanta-based CDC said that chickens costing a night of trick-or-treating risk to infect people with a certain potent salmonella strain.
So far, at least 92 people in 29 states have been infected with a strain of multidrug resistant salmonella after coming into contact with raw chicken products. Twenty of the sick patients have been hospitalized.
Despite the warning, some chicken owners said they should not leave their little nuggets home on the big night.
“Can you ever imagine not being able to dress up your chickens?” Louisiana resident Stephanie Morse told KNOE TV.
She added: “Their bare skin is exposed. I just like putting a sweater on them to keep them warm and comfortable, and some of them have more personality.”
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There has been an increase in the number of Americans who have chickens as pets.
In recent years, the birds have gone from being a costly method of getting fresh eggs to a brand of urban cool.
Washington Post reported that pet chickens are the newest status symbol among Silicon Valley’s elite.
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Some of the spoiled birds also wear diapers, have personal chefs and live in $ 20,000 high-tech coops. [1
9659005] In Silver Spring, MD, Sa Lauren McDonald said she should wait for the girl to pass.
“I do not. I do not get a chicken. I’m good at getting my eggs on Giant or Safeway,” she told Fox News. “And I really do not go with someone on Halloween.”