Archive for September 22nd, 2012

The Importance of Handwashing

There is a small risk of chickens carrying salmonella bacteria, and of course there are other bacteria associated with fecal matter, as with any animals. So scrub up after you handle your birds!

Use hot soapy water, build up a rich lather, rinse and dry. This is a video I made at Hackney City Farm in London, after handling chickens.