Merek's vaccine too shallow?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CarpCharacin, Sep 3, 2016.

  1. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Administrator Staff Member

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    I vaccinated all of my chickens for merek's today. Can the vaccine be given too shallow? I injected one of my jersey giants and the needle only went in a millimeter, or so maybe less. It was hard to do because she was struggling. I injected one of my langshans, but the needle came out so I had to do it twice. I hope the vaccine worked on the jersey. Did it?
     
  2. 0wen

    0wen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It only needs to go under their skin. If you're trying to inject into muscle or flesh you're trying to go to deep. Pinch the skin to get a small fold and inject it into that...
     
  3. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Administrator Staff Member

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    That is what I did.
     

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