Vaccinations

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lovetocook, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. lovetocook

    lovetocook Out Of The Brooder

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    I am new to raising chickens & am so looking forward to doing it the right way from the start. I will be getting 10 day old pullets in about a week. Is it necessary to have them vaccinated? Pros/cons? The more I read the more confused I get. Please help.[​IMG]
     
  2. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    They normally would have to be vaccinated as day old chicks for Mareks's or cocci. I think there are some vaccines for older birds for other diseases, but I am not familiar with them.
     
  3. briana1975

    briana1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    Carleton Mi.
    Look up you local ag. extension office and ask them. They should be able to give you the info. you are looking for.
     

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