VACCINE ! ! !

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kostapuleri, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. kostapuleri

    kostapuleri New Egg

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    Help please ! ! !
    I have 2 bay chicks they are 3 months old i do not know which vaccine to do to them tell me please i need your help ! ! !
     
  2. LadyLuck

    LadyLuck Out Of The Brooder

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    i'm no expert, but i thought chicks were vaccinated either in the egg or right when they hatched....
    what kind of vax do you think they need?
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Did you hatch them yourself or did you buy them from a hatchery? As far as I know hatcheries vaccinate chicks before sending them off. If you bought from one, phone them and ask if they did vaccinate and for what. Here's an excellent article on vaccinations that should answer your questions:

    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps030
     
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  4. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    Just to clarify what Sumi wrote: hatcheries don't vaccinate all chicks. You have to pay extra for vaccinations, so it's possible to have unvaccinated hatchery birds here in the US.
     
  5. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Exactly, also in other parts of the world this applies too, for instance my birds are not vaxed, it was an option at purchase time not an automatic.
     
  6. kostapuleri

    kostapuleri New Egg

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    i hatched them myself !
     
  7. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    You can buy Mareks vaccine and others. It can be given to older birds. It is expensive, though.
     
  8. kostapuleri

    kostapuleri New Egg

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    i vaccinate them with the newcastle disese vaccine ! ! !
     

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