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Best place (online) to purchase avian pox vaccine?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by msdoolittle, Jan 11, 2011.

  1. msdoolittle

    msdoolittle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    Hello all!

    well, my flock finally came down with something...pox. Ugh. What a headache! I only lost 2 roos to 'wet' pox, but all hens are fine and healing up nicely. Going to be adding birds this spring, so I want some pox vaccine on hand.

    Where do you purchase your poultry vaccs? And, I have already tried my vet and several feed stores. You'd think it was illegal! Thanks!

  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    You can try jeffers livestock.com
  3. lilchick

    lilchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2008
    Williamsport In.
    I agree: Jefferslivestock.com. They ship the vaccines in a cooler and usually arrives in 2 to 3 days...

    My advice would be to get double on the order and put extra up for later. The vaccines are around 6.00 and have expiration date of 1 to 2 yrs.

    Once you mix them they are only good for a few hours...
  4. msdoolittle

    msdoolittle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    Thank you both so much. Yes, I am going to get several vials (enough to last me several seasons), since some chicks may not 'take'. For a mere 6 dollars, it's worth it!

    Thank you again!


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