Learning how to vaccinate a chick can seem daunting. However, Marek’s disease can be a devastating illness that can take out an entire flock. Additionally, Marek’s is most times in the environment already as it can be spread through wind and wild birds to your property. Birds age 16 weeks and under are most susceptible to developing Marek’s.
Given this, many people choose to vaccinate their chickens to protect against the disease. Needles, vaccines, syringes and squawking chicks can seem really intimidating. However, giving the vaccines really is simple.
Supplies necessary to vaccinate a chick: