How long do I isolate newly vaccinated chicks?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cicene mete, May 19, 2010.

  1. cicene mete

    cicene mete Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't remember how long I am supposed to isolate my chicks from the older birds after I vaccinate them for Marek's Disease. How long does it take the vaccine to take hold? I think it was 10 days, but I'm not really sure if I remember correctly.
     
  2. babsbag

    babsbag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just vaccinated mine and the directions said 10 days. But I have also read 14 days and 4 days. The longer the better. Are your older birds vaccinated as well?
     
  3. cicene mete

    cicene mete Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some of the older birds are already vaccinated, but not the first generation (who are now two years old). I think I'll give it 14 days. No reason to take any extra risks.

    Thanks for the reply!
     

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