I have a question, If you get all new chickens from the hatchery

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by missnu01, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. missnu01

    missnu01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and they are vaccinated, will they then give marek's to the chickens a person already has? Because I have heard that the vaccination doesn't make the chickens immune, it just helps them to survive getting the disease...so they would still be carriers, possibly made carriers by getting the vaccine...so, can bringing vaccinated hatchery birds in cause an outbreak? So would it be better to not vaccinate baby chicks, or no?
     
  2. maidenwolfx80

    maidenwolfx80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is not true. There is a thread on here somewhere about this. Dont worry. Try looking up Mareks vaccine safety on here.
     
  3. missnu01

    missnu01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok. Thanks. I will get my hatchery chicks vaccinated then.
     

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