Question about vaccinated birds/not vaccinated birds

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by monarc23, Mar 24, 2009.

  1. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

    Jul 18, 2008
    Indiana, Pennsylvania
    I'm getting in a trio of 1 and 2 month old chickens tomorrow shipped to me. I didnt even think ot ask the breeder but I will be after I post this. I have readon here before that birds that are vaccinated can possibly GIVE their carried vaccinated illness TO nonvacinated birds?

    IS this TRUE.....andif so does every nonvaccinated bird exposed to vaccinatedbirds get sick?

    I dont vaccinate so i need to find out if this breeder does.

    Thanks for any help! [​IMG]

  2. Renee

    Renee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    I just read a long thread about this and completely forgot what it said. If you do a search for Marek's vaccine it may come up. My recollection was that the vaccine does not shed, but my memory can't be trusted.
  3. Dread Pirate Roberts

    Dread Pirate Roberts Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 20, 2009
    Vaccinated for what?
  4. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    Jan 1, 2008
    For Mareks it isn't transferred. For other vaccines, I don't know.

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