|Disease||Age||Vaccine Name||Method of administartion||Estimate price|
|Marek’s||1 day||Marek||subcutaneously injection||ksh 3500/1000doses|
|Newcastle/infectious bronchitis||7th day||NCD+IB||Drinking water||ksh 500/1000 doses|
|Bursal disease(Gumboro)||14th||Bursal disease(Gumboro)||Drinking water||ksh 650/1000 doses|
|Bursal disease(Gumboro)||21st||Bursal disease(Gumboro)||Drinking water|
|Newcastle/infectious bronchitis||35th||NCD+IB||Drinking wate||ksh 500/1000 doses|
|fowl typhoid||56th||fowl typhoid||intramascular injection||ksh 400/1000 doses|
|fowl pox||70th||fowl pox||wing stab||ksh 700/1000 doses|
Other common poultry diseases
|Disease||Drug||Method of administration||Estimate price|
- Marek disease
Marek’s disease occurs as the nervous form, appearing as a progressive paralysis of one or more of the limbs. The birds are unable to stand, become paralysed, appear uncoordinated and slowly waste away from lack of food and water. In most cases the paralysis comes on quickly. In some cases the eyes may be affected, resulting in blindness.
The feathers around the vent are usually stained with faeces containing plenty of urates.Also, diarrhoea, anorexia, depression, ruffled feathers, especially in the region of the head and the neck are present.
Infected birds or chicks become droopy, look unthrifty, and usually have ruffled feathers, pale beaks and shanks. Caecal coccidiosis has bloody droppings. Mortality may be high and sudden
- Fowl chorela
There is yellowish colouration on birds’ droppings, which is followed by yellowish or greenish diarrhoea. Infected birds become droopy, feverish and sleepy. The birds also sit with the head down or turned backwards or rested in feathers about the wing.
- Fowl typhoid
Ruffled feathers, paleness of the head drooping comb, loss of appetite and pale orange coloured diarrhoea.
- New Castle Disease
In chicks, gasping coughing and sneezing is observed and ater nervous systems. Birds may be seen sitting on their back hock joints; others may walk backwards; or in circles; or hind their head between their legs.
- Fowl Pox
It is characterized by typical pox lesions in the form of wart-like scabs on the face, comb and wattles.
NB. The above prices only serve as estimates and help in planning. Consult with your local vet in case of any of the above symptoms and before administering any drug to your flock.