The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have asked chicken owners to have a party on this Halloween by dressing their pets.
Atlanta-based CDC Says Costumed Chickens On the night of trick-or-treating, there's a danger of infecting people with a particularly strong salmonella strain.
So far, at least 92 people in 29 states were infected with a strain of multidrug-resistant salmonella after they had come into contact with raw chicken products. Twenty-one of the sick patients were hospitalized.
Despite the warning, some chicken owners said they would not leave their little nuggets at home on the big night.
"Can you ever imagine not being able to disguise your chickens?" Louisiana resident Stephanie Morse told KNOE-TV.
She added, "Their bare skin is exposed, I like to wear a sweater to keep them warm and comfortable, and some of them have more personality."
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There has been an increase in the number of Americans who have chickens as pets.
In recent years, birds have become a thrifty method of getting fresh eggs into a badge of urban cooling.
The Washington Post reported that pet chickens are the (1
Some of the spoiled birds even wear diapers, have personal chefs and live in $ 20,000 high Tech Co-op  In Silver Spring, Maryland, Lauren McDonald said she'll wait for the fad.
"I do not do this, I do not get chicken, I'm fine picking my eggs at Giant or Safeway," she told Fox News. "And I certainly will not go around with one on Halloween."