vaccinations?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by insanity, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. insanity

    insanity Songster

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    i have multiple breeds on order from mypetchicken. they offer mareks vaccine for full sized breeds(which i did get) but not for bantams. can the bantams be vaccinated when they get older but before intro to the main flock?
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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    Yes and no.
    Every day after hatch the effectiveness of the vaccine diminishes.
    The vaccine is in a race against the virus in your vicinity.
     
  3. insanity

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    i plan to keep them isolated in the garage for a month or so. they shouldn't be exposed until i put them out in the coup right
     

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