Mareks vaccine

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MaineChickenRun, Sep 7, 2013.

  1. MaineChickenRun

    MaineChickenRun New Egg

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    Will a chick that is vaccinated for Marek's from the hatchery be a carrier and infect other birds with Marek's.? I am getting a lot of different answers. Some qualified. Some think they know. Any input or leads to info would help. Thanks!
     
  2. countrygoddess

    countrygoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    I was told by an expert that they could shed it, but won't absolutely shed it.
     
  3. MaineChickenRun

    MaineChickenRun New Egg

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    Thank you for your response. I have read on another thread here that the UNM study showed they will not shed enough if the virus to infect other chickens. Am looking more now.
     

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