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Maerck's Disease

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by marthacolleen, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. marthacolleen

    marthacolleen In the Brooder

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    I recently received a shipment of chicks from an online hatchery that provides anything BUT Healthy Chicks and More. Nearly all 41 of the chicks ended up dead from Mareck's Disease. No poultry have been on my farm for over 10 years at least. What do I need to do to be able to have chickens again after this contagious viral disease was introduced by this horrible hatchery?
     

  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  3. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Crowing

    Out of curiosity, was this a confirmed diagnosis, was a necropsy done or whatever labs are required to diagnose?
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    I'm curious, too.
     
  5. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    wrong post answered
     
    Last edited: Dec 29, 2012
  6. pigeonguy

    pigeonguy Songster

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    Guess we are not getting an answer. But it is posted on other threads with hatchery name.
     
  7. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Crowing

    Nope, I guess not. I just hate to see an accusation aimed at any business unless there is sound proof.
     

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