1. conquest780

    conquest780 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I have a lot of chickens. Today I bought 4 buff orpingtons and my grandmother ( I am 14) told me that I should get all of them vaccinated. So what is the most common disease . What should I vaccinate my chickens for.
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Alot of folks dont vaccinate their chickens including me. Practicing biosecurity and keeping a closed flock improves odds that your birds wont catch anything. If you still want to have your birds vaccinated, I recommend that you contact your local extension office and find out what poultry diseases are prevelent in your area, then consider vaccinating against those particular diseases if you wish. Here's a couple of links to to read regarding vaccinating chickens:
    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps030
    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/vm062
     

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