Do I need to vaccinate a newborn chick after it hatched from a vaccinated hen?

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  1. Girly White Silkie

    Girly White Silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering if I have put vaccine in a newborn chick.
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    Yes, you do if you wish to prevent / ameliorate the symptoms of specific diseases for which you intend to vaccinate against.
     
  3. erlibrd

    erlibrd Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    No you don't need to.
     
  4. Cyneswith

    Cyneswith Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Vaccination does not pass down from generation to generation, but you are not required to vaccinate.
     
  5. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Flock Master

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    What vaccination are you talking about, and have you ever had that particular disease infect your flock?
     
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  6. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Please read more Premium Member Project Manager

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    I'm wondering the same thing.
     
  7. Girly White Silkie

    Girly White Silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Only if the hen is vaccinated in the hatchery?
     
  8. Girly White Silkie

    Girly White Silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
     
  9. Girly White Silkie

    Girly White Silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
     
  10. Girly White Silkie

    Girly White Silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's Marek's disease.
     
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