Does anyone vaccinate their own chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Jackamo, Jun 2, 2017.

  1. Jackamo

    Jackamo Just Hatched

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    Does anyone vaccinate their own chicks? Where can you get the meds in smaller quantities than 1000 - 5000 doses? I have had chickens on and off for most of my life but am very new at raising chicks. I now am raising seramas and didn't really give much thought about meds or vaccines because I feed my chicks medicated feed (silly me) Well of course one of my chicks became sick, he seems to be doing better now, so I am thinking that vaccines and preventative meds may be in order. Any insight into this would be greatly appreciated
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  3. getaclue

    getaclue Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I don't vaccinate for Mareks either. It's not a closed vaccine. It doesn't prevent Mareks, and does more harm than good.
     

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