Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Kathy1, Jul 14, 2008.

  1. Kathy1

    Kathy1 Songster

    I have 2 RIR's hopefully pullets. I have read they need vaccinations, but when I aksed around for vet's in my area they said they do not see chickens. No one I know vaccinates their chicks. Although I only know 2 people who have them. Is this something I can do myself and where do I get the supplies and a timeline for them? They are now approx 6 weeks old.
  2. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Crowing

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Mine aren't vaccinated - but I feed them medicated chick feed and was told that was ok.
  3. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

    Feb 8, 2007
    You do not really need to vaccinate your birds unless you are seeing a problem in your area with some. I vaccinate for Mareks, but, I have also had Mareks on my property in the past.

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