Gamecock Vaccination Program

Location, environment, climate, and other factors do have different effects to our gamecock flock being infected with diseases that can be prevented through vaccination.

Consult your vets.

1. Cockfighters’ Vaccination Programs in Gamecocks

To avoid biological warfare brought to your gamecocks by others for whatever reason in your place, in the cockpit, and anywhere else (e.g. airplane shipment) – do complete all vaccines listed and consider others not listed here.

1.1. World Slasher Cup Solo Champion’s Vaccination Program

DAY VACCINE ROUTE
3 NCD (B1B1) + IB Intraocular (IO) or Intranasal (IN)
10 IBD IO or IN
18 NCD B1 LASOTA + IB IO or IN
28 Fowl Pox Wing Web (WW)
44 Coryza Intramuscular (IM)
58 Fowl Pox WW
65 Coryza IM
74 NCD KILLED VACCINE IO or IN
Note: There is no Marek’s Vaccine. The reason is it is not common in the Philippine in the past (unlike in the United States).

1.2. United Gamefowl Breeders Academy’s Vaccination Program (1990’s Philippines)

DAY VACCINE NOTE
1 Marek’s HVT & SBI
5 NCD B1B1 + IB Clone 30, Give antibiotic for three days after vaccination. Also Vitamins for 3 days before and for 3 days after.
7 Tenosynovitis Live 1st vac
14 Gumboro IBD 1st vac Give antibiotic for three days after vaccination. Also Vitamins for 3 days before and 3 days after.
21 Gumboro IBD 2nd vac
28 LASOTA + IB
33 Deworming
WEEKS
5 Fowl Pox Give antibiotic for three days after. Give Vitamins for three days before and after vaccinations.
6 Tenosynovitis LIVE 2nd vac
8 Coryza
10 Fowl Cholera Bacterin
12 REO IBD IB ND
18 Fowl Cholera Bacterin

1.3. Philippine Cocking School’s Vaccination Program (1990’s)

DAY VACCINE EXAMPLE
1 Marek’s Lynomarex, Mar-blen
7 NCD B1B1 Bio-Vac, Chick-Vax B1
15 Gumboro IBD Bursagen, Bursa-Vac
30 NCD B1 LASOTA New-Blen, Castle-Vac-K
45 Fowl Pox FP Blen, FP Vax
112 Fowl Pox Booster
120 Coryza Westers Coryza, Haemovax
145 Coryza Booster Westers Coryza, Haemovax
210 NCD B1 LASOTA New-Blen, Castle-Vac-K

2. Merck Veterinary Manual’s Vaccination Programs in Poultry

Commercial Layers and Broiler Breeders are similar to Gamecock Chickens in terms of expected lifespan which will, at least, reached 1-2 years of age.

2.1. Vaccination Program for Commercial Layersa

AGE VACCINE
( TYPE )
ROUTE
1 day Marek’s disease
( Turkey herpesvirus and SB-1 )
Subcutaneous injection
14 –21 days Newcastle / infectious bronchitis
( B1 / Mass )
Water
14 –21 days Infectious bursal disease
( Intermediate )
Water
5 wk Newcastle / infectious bronchitis
( B1 / Mass )
Water or coarse spray
8–10 wk Newcastle / infectious bronchitis
( B1 or LaSota / Mass )
Water or coarse spray
10–12 wk Encephalomyelitis
( Live, chick-embryo origin )
Wing web
10–12 wk Fowlpox
( Modified live )
Wing web
10–12 wk Laryngotracheitis
( Modified live )
Intraocular
10–14 wk Mycoplasma gallisepticumb
( Mild live strain )
Intraocular or spray
or 18 wk Mycoplasma gallisepticumb
( Inactivated )
Parenteral
12–14 wk Newcastle / infectious bronchitis
( B1 or LaSota / Mass )
Water or aerosol
16–18 wk Newcastle / infectious bronchitis
( B1 or LaSota / Mass )
Water or aerosol
Every 60–90 days or 18 wk Newcastle / infectious bronchitis
( Inactivated )
Parenteral
a This is an example of a vaccination program. Individual programs are highly variable and reflect local conditions, disease prevalence, severity of challenge, and individual preferences.
b The use of M gallisepticum vaccine is regulated or prohibited in some states. SB-1 or MDV301 may be combined with turkey herpesvirus in some areas, or Rispens strain may be used in high-challenge areas. Vaccination for infectious bursal disease, laryngotracheitis, and fowlpox depends on local requirements. Other strains of infectious bronchitis (Connecticut, Arkansas 99, Florida 88, etc) are included in some areas. M gallisepticum and Haemophilus gallinarum (coryza) are used only on infected, multiage premises in some areas.

2.2. Vaccination Program for Broiler Breedersa

AGE VACCINE
( TYPE )
ROUTE
1 day Marek’s disease
( Turkey herpesvirus and SB-1 )
Subcutaneous injection
6–7 days Tenosynovitis
( Live (Mild) )
Subcutaneous injection
14–21 days Newcastle / infectious bronchitis
( B1 / Mass )
Water
14–28 days Infectious bursal disease
( Intermediate )
Water
4 wk Newcastle / infectious bronchitis
( B1 / Mass )
Water or coarse spray
6–8 wk Tenosynovitis
( Live (Mild) )
Subcutaneous injection
8–10 wk Infectious bursal disease
( Live )
Water or coarse spray
8–10 wk Newcastle / infectious bronchitis
( B1 or LaSota / Mass )
Water or coarse spray
10–12 wk Encephalomyelitis
( Live, chick-embryo origin )
Wing web
10–12 wk Fowlpox
( Modified live )
Wing web
10–12 wk Chicken infectious anemia
( Modified live )
Wing web
10–12 wk Laryngotracheitis
( Modified live )
Intraocular
10–12 wk Tenosynovitis
( Inactivated )
Parenteral
10–12 wk Fowl cholera
( Inactivated
Live CU, PM-1, or M9 )
Parenteral or
Wing web
12–14 wk Newcastle / infectious bronchitis
( B1 or LaSota/Mass )
Water or aerosol
14–18 wk Fowl cholera
( Inactivated
Live CU, PM-1, or M9 )
Parenteral or
Wing web
16–18 wk Infectious bursal disease
( Inactivated )
Parenteral
16–18 wk Tenosynovitis
( Inactivated )
Parenteral
16–18 wk Newcastle / infectious bronchitis
( B1 or LaSota / Mass )
Water or aerosol
Every 60–90 days or 18 wk Newcastle / infectious bronchitis
( Inactivated )
Parenteral
a This is an example of a vaccination program. Individual programs are highly variable and reflect local conditions, disease prevalence, severity of challenge, and individual preferences. SB-1, MDV301, or Rispens strain may be combined with turkey herpesvirus in some areas. Vaccination for fowlpox and laryngotracheitis depends on local requirements. Other strains of infectious bronchitis (Connecticut, Arkansas 99, Florida 88, etc) are included in some areas.




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