June 08, 2012

VACCINATION AND DISEASE CONTROL IN LAYERS

Age at vaccination
Disease
Day 1
Mareks
Day 7
Newcastle & IBD
Day 10- 14
Gumboro
Day 21
Newcastle & IBD
Day 24- 28
Gumboro
Week 6- 8
Fowl Pox
Boost Week 12, every 3 month
Newcastle & IBD

This program can be adopted with limited modification for the Indigenous chicken.
Note the following:
1. Buy vaccination from recognized Veterinary pharmacy
2. Ensure the vaccines are not expired 
3. Carry vaccines in cooler boxes/ flask with ice and avoid exposing it to the direct sunlight 
4. Use vaccines as soon as possible after purchase

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