help to vaccinate for mareks.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by little1523cacklers, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. little1523cacklers

    little1523cacklers Out Of The Brooder

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    I do not know if my chickens where ever vaccinated for mareks will it hurt them to vaccinate them if they where already vaccinated and I didn't know.
     
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:Depends how old they are...where did you get the birds from and can you backtrack.ask.and find out?

    There's great threads on here about Meeks..did you do a search for it?
     
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    little1523cacklers Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you I bought them from a small feed store my girls are almost a year old I was wondering because my daufgters ar in 4h and want to show them at the fair.
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    little1523cacklers Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:OK you want to show the meat birds? Find out where the feed store got the chicks ..then call the hatchery to see if they vaccinate meat birds. I'm sorry I could be totally worng but I seriously don't think the hatcheries vaccinate for feedstore chicks-especially meaties...

    I don't have meat birds I have ee's. we are going to show them as egg layers.
     
  5. leadwolf1

    leadwolf1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My feed store has all chicks vaccinated for Marek's. Call the store and find out. However, as far as I am aware from extensive research, the Marek's vaccine will not hurt them if you revaccinate. However, it is usually only given to day old chicks due to the prevalance of Marek's in the air and soil. My feeling? It can't hurt [​IMG]
     
  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:OK you want to show the meat birds? Find out where the feed store got the chicks ..then call the hatchery to see if they vaccinate meat birds. I'm sorry I could be totally worng but I seriously don't think the hatcheries vaccinate for feedstore chicks-especially meaties...

    I don't have meat birds I have ee's. we are going to show them as egg layers.

    Oh I'm sorry. Was answering a few posts about meat birds and must have been thinking of them when I was posting here. I would still find out who your feed store bought them from and ask the hatchery
     

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