should i vaccinate

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by IwannaBEaMERMAID, May 21, 2010.

  1. IwannaBEaMERMAID

    IwannaBEaMERMAID Songster

    Oct 28, 2009
    Beverly Hills, CA
    i ordered chicks from ideal, the first time i didn't vaccinate against mareks...should i this time?? nothing happened the first time?? [​IMG]
     
  2. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

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    Quote:I do. I don't mess around with something that could kill my whole flock when I could've prevented it for about $25.00 (from Twin City Poultry Supply online. They're the most reasonably priced I've found). I figure there are enough other things that can kill them that I have no control over, why not eliminate this problem preventatively.

    FYI: you can cut the tablet in four pieces and save the rest for future chicks. See here for details & how-tos: http://www.firststatevetsupply.com/poultry-health/mareks-disease.html

    This is also an excellent resource if you decide to vaccinate: http://poultryone.com/articles/mareks.html
     

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