Vaccine for Marek's.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 812mommyof4, Feb 25, 2015.

  1. 812mommyof4

    812mommyof4 Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 14, 2015
    I currently have a chicken with what I think is Marek's. I have her isolated.
    I also have chicks hatching out. Is it a good idea to vaccinate? I have read yes and no. So I'm confused. I was unprepared for this so I will need to order the vaccine. No local farm supply store carries it.
  2. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 28, 2010
    North Florida
    It doesn't prevent them from contracting the disease. It only prevents the tumors from forming. I decided not to.

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