Vaccinating Eggs for Marek's

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ramblin Rooster, Jan 31, 2014.

  1. Ramblin Rooster

    Ramblin Rooster Hatchaholic

    Apr 14, 2012
    Fairfield, Connecticut
    After a failed attempt at vaccinating chicks. We have decided we are going to let the vet do it this time and find a new method for the future.

    Does anyone know anything about vaccinating eggs for marek's? Thanks
  2. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

    Jan 17, 2013
    I'm not sure about vaccinating eggs but I have a question. After your chicks were vaccinated did you give them at the very least 14 days in quartine before exposure? Exposure is the outside and adult chickens. This time is needed for the bird to develop antibodies and immunity before exposure. If the time is not give they can catch the virus before antibodies and immunity had a chance to form.
  3. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    Like Realsis said, you need to super quarantine them for at least 14 days. I do about 6 weeks.

    I wish we could do eggs. But I haven't heard of anyone doing it.
    Last edited: Feb 1, 2014

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