Oxine or Virkon S or Both Have Mareks

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kperki, Sep 25, 2014.

  1. kperki

    kperki Chillin' With My Peeps

    I recently had a hen die of Mareks. I have been trying to learn as much as I can and I have come across the product called Oxine and also Virkon S and I was wondering if one is better than the other for Mareks or should I and can I use both without any reactions. Anyone with any experience using this products can hopefully give me some insight. Did it help with the Mareks? Do I need to use a fogger? I want to try and do what I can to hopefully keep the rest of my flock.
    Thanks
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I really don't think that disinfection or fogging will help to get rid of Mareks in your environment. I have read that it can exist in the soil from dust and dander for up to 7 years. Just to clarify, I'm not an expert on Mareks, though.
     

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