Vaccination Necessary?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Flyboy718, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. Flyboy718

    Flyboy718 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am only ordering 8 chicks from the hatchery...the hatchery I am using does not recommend having any vaccinations for small flocks, should I or shouldn't I vaccinate?
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    There are some vaccinations that can be done at hatch and some that cannot be done till the bird is older so depends on what vaccinations you mean. Coccidiosis and Mareks can be done at hatch. It's personal preference. I don't vaccinate for anything, but many do.
     
  4. pjknust

    pjknust Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont, and I have a closed flock. Only get chicks from hatcheries.

    pam in TX
     

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