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Vaccinations

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

  1. lovetocook

    lovetocook In 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 Songster

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    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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