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Where do you buy your poultry vaccinations from?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by gumpsgirl, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I was just curious as to where everyone buys their vaccinations from, that is IF you vaccination. Thanks!
     
  2. keeperofthehearth

    keeperofthehearth Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Praying for your chickens. I take it that they aren't doing well since you have asked this. [​IMG]
    Sorry I can't help you with the vaccination question. The only thing we do besides the med's in their water when needed is a shot of penicillin in the breast on occasion. dh is good at figuring it down to the cc for chickens. I'm sure someone on here will be able to help you out.
     
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Jeffers has chicken vacc's, First State does also..........
     
  4. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Thank you Keeper. They actually are doing some better, but I'm vaccinating against this junk in the future. I have nailed down that they have Infectious Bronchitis. Everything points to that and there is a vaccination available for it. I have 42 eggs in the bator due to hatch on the 21st and I need to try and protect those babies against this if I can.

    Chickenzoo - I appreciate your recommendations there! I have tried First State and they do have what I want, I'm just trying to find a better deal. The vaccination itself is only $6 but then I have to buy a styrofoam box that is around $10 + the shipping on top of that. I just hate to have to pay so much for a vaccination that isn't expensive in the first place! If I have to, then so be it. I'm just a bargain shopper trying to find the best deal out there. [​IMG]

    Chickenzoo - I just checked Jeffers out and they are WAY cheaper! The vaccination is $4.97 and the cooler is only $3.00! Thanks for that info. [​IMG]
     
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  5. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Best of luck. Packing and shipping is very important when it comes to meds. To ship a few dollars of lab stuff, it may be 50-100 in shipping due to the strict conditions it needs to be kept in for safe and effective arrival. It would be terrible if you had a vaccine or drug, but turned out due to shipping, it became ineffective. Best of luck.
     
  6. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:Thank you silkie! Jeffers wasn't to bad shipping wise. It was less than $20 for overnight and the cooler is $3.00 and the ice pack is $1.00. Not to bad. I agree that it is important to make sure that the vaccination is kept cold enough to be effective. I'm just trying to find the most cost effective option out there. In the end, however, I will pay whatever is necessary to make sure that I get what I need and it to be effective. I NEVER want to go through this illness again. [​IMG]
     
  7. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Yep, Jeffers is normally pretty good and I get things fast....My husband is always in awe that it takes his stuff so long to get here but my stuff from Jeffers gets in within 1 to 3 days pending what it is.[​IMG]
     
  8. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Gumpsgirl,
    I can't help you with your med question but want you to know you and your flock have been in my thoughts and prayers. Sounds like you are doing all the right things....keep us updated please. Your experience could have happened to a lot of us.

    Anne
     
  9. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Are you sure you want to vaccinate for IB? It is usually not fatal.

    Have you gotten a definative dx? Don't spend money on a vaccine if you are not sure it is what you need.
     
  10. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    Jeffers and First State as well.

    for poultry anyway, everything else from Premier typically
     

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