Vaccinating for mareks

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tempest4310, Sep 3, 2013.

  1. tempest4310

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    I recently purchased 3 silkie chicks. I've already lost one about a week ago, the other 2 r doing good. They haven't been vaccinated for mareks. I have them inside but plan to put them n a coop with a large enclosed/covered run in about 3-4 weeks. We do have wild turkeys & peacocks that come through the yard. Should I vaccinate. I'm worried that i might loose them if i vaccinate as it is about a 45 min drive one way to where I can get them vaccinated & it might b too much stress for them. Any suggestions r appreciated.
     

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