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

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    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.

    Chris
     
  2. TaylorHobbyFarms

    TaylorHobbyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    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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