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Vaccine for Coccidiosis?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by elitemittens, Feb 12, 2016.

  1. elitemittens

    elitemittens Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 4, 2013
    I plan on ordering some chicks from Mcmurray tonight or tomorrw morning. I'm definitely getting them vaccinated for Marek's but I dont know much about getting them vaccinated for Coccidiosis. Do you guys recommend vaccinating chicks for Coccidiosis? Thank you! :)
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 30, 2015
    I didn't know there was a vaccine for cocci but by getting the medicated chick feed you get the same effect and it is cheaper than the vaccine, unless the medicated feed by you is more expensive, around me it is the same price as the un medicated
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    I have only vaccinated for Mareks, but I would probably go ahead and get the vaccine for cocci. It can protect against the worst 4-5 strains of coccidia. Be sure and don't use medicated chick feed if you vaccinate, since it will counteract the vaccine.

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