Mareks Disease is a very common virus that is highly contagious and can be quite deadly to chickens. Mareks vaccinations are available for most chicken breeds on our website. Ducks do not need vaccinations (curious as to why? Click here). Mareks vaccinations help the chickens survive the virus but does not make them completely immune from it. If they are exposed to the virus they should be considered carriers of the virus even if they’ve been vaccinated. Getting your chicks vaccinated for Mareks does NOT make them carriers of the virus. Read more about this subject by clicking here.
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