It is best not to handle live or dead wild birds. If you
can't avoid handling a wild bird, wear protective gloves. Avoid contact with blood, body fluids, and feces
from the bird. After you handle the bird, be sure to wash your hands with soap
and warm water. You can follow the steps in
Handling a Dead Bird.
Follow these guidelines
for handling game meat:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerLeslie Tengelsen, PhD, DVM -
Current as ofMarch 3, 2017
Current as of:
March 3, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Leslie Tengelsen, PhD, DVM -
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