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What do you use for a Merek's vaccine?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Framac, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. Framac

    Framac Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2009
    New Berlin
    I am going to be vaccinating all the Chicks I hatch and was wondering what you use, and where you get it? If from a vet that will be no problem. Any advise is welcome.

  2. TaylorHobbyFarms

    TaylorHobbyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 2, 2010
    I recently purchased some MD-Vac CFL from Jeffers Livestock, but then realized that once the vaccine solution is hydrated, you must use the contents that day. The vaccine runs about $14.95 plus shipping and can vaccinate 1,000 chicks. Since it must be used all in 1 day though, it is not feasible for us since we only hatch about 100 chicks every 2 weeks. I have heard of doses for 250, but nothing smaller. I hope this helps and if anyone knows of a place that sells smaller doses, I too would be interested in hearing the answer.
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    I got my vaccine and supplies from Twincitiespoultry. They shipped fast as well. I think it came to $20 or so

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