Hatching Eggs after Fowl Pox Vaccination

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Onthefarm, Dec 31, 2015.

  1. Onthefarm

    Onthefarm New Egg

    Dec 31, 2015
    Need a consensus! Is it safe to hatch eggs from hens after vaccinating them for Fowl Pox? Will the chicks be affected in any way?
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    i don't see any reason why not. At worst there should be more antibodies created as a response to the vaccine in the hens system so the level of immunity in the chicks could be higher if anything - assuming there would be any transmission from hen to egg.

    That's just a theory and not a statement of fact however. Other members may be able to provide a more factual response.

    Good luck
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