Should I vaccinate for Marek's?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bjklemm, Sep 9, 2013.

  1. bjklemm

    bjklemm In the Brooder

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    We are getting chicks and wondering if we should vaccinate since our flock will be of less than 10 birds (backyard flock). Any advice would be appreciated as we are newbies.
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    I would have your birds vaccinated for Mareks. It is a a very serious disease that is found nearly everywhere, and spreads easily.
     
  3. RonC

    RonC Songster

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    Having them vacinated at the hatchery is the cheapest way to do it. The vaccine is available but only in relatively large amounts.
     

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