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How long does Mareks stay in a flock?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jesusfreakmir12, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. Jesusfreakmir12

    Jesusfreakmir12 Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 27, 2012
    I just had what I believe to be Mareks disease run through my flock. I lost about 80% of my flock (including the rooster) [​IMG] and haven't lost any in about a week and a half (Thanking God!). How long does Mareks stay in the flock? I cleaned the coop about 3 weeks ago (still lost 2 chickens). But haven't lost any in about a week and half (Again thanking God) so is it safe to get another rooster and possibly more chickens and put them with my remaining flock? My reaming flock seems fine. Thanks.
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2013
  2. insanity

    insanity Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2013
    Northwest Wy
    I'm sorry to hear of your loss.I hope its ran its course.[​IMG]
  3. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 16, 2010
    NEK, VT

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