Administering vaccine through the eyes...

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Re: Administering vaccine through the eyes...

Post by Killerbunny » Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:21 pm

Don't be concerned if they get a reddened eye with the first administration of the vaccine, it's normal!
Thanks Ross. Just delivering some turkeys I sold so that's not a worry.
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Re: Administering vaccine through the eyes...

Post by JimW » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:59 pm

I have 20 half grown turkeys plus 7 adult turkeys, 8 guineas and all my chickens to give the vaccine to some time soon, by myself of with my 15 year old daughter should be fun.

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Re: Administering vaccine through the eyes...

Post by Zlorfik » Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:03 am

Question, are they meat turkeys? If so, why do you vaccinate?
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Re: Administering vaccine through the eyes...

Post by Killerbunny » Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:18 am

Neither Jims nor mine are meat turkeys. Mine are Beltsvilles for a conservation thing and Jim has various breeding projects too! I do eat the culls and they are delicious but they take at least 6 months to grow out preferably longer. They also free range and breed naturally. Here is a link for info.
http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/Turk ... ville.html
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Re: Administering vaccine through the eyes...

Post by Zlorfik » Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:29 am

Ooh lovely! They are very pretty and this makes a lot of sense :) Do you all vacinate your guineas though?
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Re: Administering vaccine through the eyes...

Post by JimW » Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:39 pm

As KB said my turkeys are breeding stock or grow out for breeding stock... 2 lines of Beltsville Small Whites, Black and slate turkey breeds, Chocolate turkeys and tricolour turkeys. The ones that do not make the cut will be eaten but I will not decide who that is until around Christmas.

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Re: Administering vaccine through the eyes...

Post by Zlorfik » Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:35 pm

Done! That wasn't so bad... crept in by the moonlight, snatched them one by one and assailled them with the mighty blue drops. Victory!

What's with the 6 week recall - do you HAVE to do it? Dr Weber said only once was ok, kinda confused now. Thank you everyone for the advice, PTO is da bomb. :)
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Re: Administering vaccine through the eyes...

Post by Killerbunny » Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:28 am

I will be doing mine as a booster too 6 - 10 wks later but only on the birds that have not been vaccinated before. The adults only get done once a year because they've bene done before.
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Re: Administering vaccine through the eyes...

Post by Zlorfik » Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:12 am

Ok.... so you redo the adults every year? Hmmm... I didn't know that. So the pleasure continues... the guineas were particularly enjoyable.
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Re: Administering vaccine through the eyes...

Post by Killerbunny » Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:21 am

Zlorfik wrote:
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:12 am
Ok.... so you redo the adults every year? Hmmm... I didn't know that. So the pleasure continues... the guineas were particularly enjoyable.
Yes - so you have so much fun to look forward to!
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Beltsville Small White turkeys.
Trio of Blue Columbian Wyandottes
Mutt chickens for eggs
RIP Lucky the Very Brave Splash Wyandotte rooster.
RIP little Muppet the rescue cat.
:turkey:

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