Drug residues an issue for backyard chickens

Drug residues an issue for backyard chickens

A Kansas State University pharmacologist said what owners don't know about their chickens could hurt them or others.

WHETHER raising chickens in a back yard as pets or as a source of fresh eggs, a Kansas State University pharmacologist said what owners don't know about their chickens could hurt them or others.

Ronette Gehring, associate professor of veterinary pharmacology at the university's College of Veterinary Medicine and regional director of the Midwest branch of the Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD), said owners need to be aware of potential d

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