Home Hatcher Vaccinations?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by enggass, Dec 10, 2010.

  1. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many of you home hatchers Vaccinate? Is it necessary?
     
  2. HeatherL

    HeatherL Out Of The Brooder

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    I vaccinate for mareks, fowl pox, and laryngotracheitis. I dont want to, but EVERYONE around here had birds and not all of them keep their birds as healthy as they should, so I have found over the years that vaccinations are nesscary for me unfortunately ):
     
  3. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What conditions would encourage vaccinations?
    I live in suburban Maine where I am the only person with birds.
    Do eggs carry the infectious diseases? or are they primarily carried by other birds?
    I am getting my eggs from disease free flocks.
     
  4. Supermommy486

    Supermommy486 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope never. As far as if it's necessary that is on an individual basis determined by most people's beliefs so there is no single answer.
     

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