Flock Health: What is Marek’s Disease?

Flock Health: What is Marek’s Disease?

What Is Marek’s Disease? Marek’s disease is a type of avian cancer caused by a virus. It primarily affects chickens between the ages of 4 – 20 weeks. It can rarely affect turkeys. It is not zoonotic, which means it cannot be transmitted to humans. Marek’s...
Coccidia Vaccine Versus Medicated Feed

Coccidia Vaccine Versus Medicated Feed

Coccidia Vaccine Versus Medicated Feed Coccidiosis. Mention it to any livestock owner with a few years’ experience and they probably have a story to share with you. It is an illness that affects not just chickens, but many other livestock species as well. Coccidia is...