Lead Exposure in Backyard Poultry

Although backyard poultry are kept for a variety of reasons, many owners raise backyard chickens for personal consumption of meat and eggs. There is some concern that poultry can be exposed to heavy metals, such as lead, and then pass lead on to people in their eggs or meat.  This client education handout briefly reviews tips on monitoring flocks for lead exposure.

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