Mareks

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JennH07, Mar 22, 2011.

  1. JennH07

    JennH07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Once you hatch chicks, do you need to vaccinate for Mareks disease? I know all the hatcheries sell this, I just wondered if you should? If so how do you do it? I've never given an animal a shot before. [​IMG]

    I always just assumed that the chicks that I bought last year at the feed store already had their shots.
     
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2011
  2. Domestic_goddess

    Domestic_goddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are lots of things to consider when vaccinating! First you need to know what disease are prevalent in your area and if Mareks has been a problem then definately vaccinate for that.

    http://www.ehow.com/how_2073075_vaccinate-chicken.html
    Here's a website that explains alot and better then I can!
     

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