Vaccine for Bantams?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by darcylapp, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. darcylapp

    darcylapp Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 28, 2010
    Can you vaccinate Bantams for Marek's? We had Marek's on our property, and it killed off most of our chickens. (So sad!!!!) I was really attached to my little Bantam rooster (who was not vaccinated). Things seem so lonely without him...I'm really wanting to get a new baby Bantam rooster, but know that I will have the risk of Marek's here permanently now. I've had all other incoming chicks vaccinated, but I haven't been able to find solid information as to whether or not I could vaccinate a Bantam at some point.
  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

    Sep 16, 2008
    Levan, UT
    Yes you can, just exactly like large fowl, and it should be done when they are a day or two old.

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