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  • Keeping chickens as pets can be a rewarding experience.
  • Chickens can carry germs such as Salmonella even when they appear healthy and clean.
  • Learn how to look after your chickens and how to prevent yourself and your family from becoming sick with germs that cause gastro.
  • Make sure you have good hygiene practices in place, discard cracked or heavily soiled eggs, and cook all eggs thoroughly.

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Reviewed on: 22-06-2020