blending vaccinated and Non-Vaccinated chicks????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by smcdermott, Jan 26, 2015.

  1. smcdermott

    smcdermott Chirping

    Dec 9, 2014
    Central Fl
    I have a chance to get some Buff Orpington chicks on Friday. They will have been vaccinated.

    The chicks I already have are not vaccinated. Is it going to be ok to mix these?

    I have been waiting and wanting buffs so badly and am soooooooo excited.
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

    Oct 11, 2014
    Gouverneur, NY
    Yes, you can. There are many rumors out there with a lot of false info that insist that you can't but if you really research it you wll find that it is fine, and the non vaccinated will not get Mareks from the vaccinated via droppings or anything else. I've read and read on it and have seen both the expert analysis and the I know it all rumors.
  3. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Free Ranging

    Feb 2, 2009
    Southeast Louisiana
    It would help to know what they are actually being vaccinated for. You are probably talking about Coccidiosis or Marek’s, which won’t be a problem, but there are other vaccines given.

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