Vaccination Program for Commercial Layers Poultry in Kenya

Vaccination Program for Commercial Layers
Age Vaccine Route Type
1 day Marek’s disease SC Turkey herpesvirusand SB-1  
14 –21 days Newcastle/infectious bronchitis Water B1/Mass
14–21 days Infectious bursal disease Water Intermediate
5 wk Newcastle/infectious bronchitis Water or coarse spray B1 or LaSota/Mass  
8–10 wk Newcastle/infectious bronchitis Water or coarse spray   B1 or LaSota/Mass  
10–12 wk Encephalomyelitis Wing web Live, chick-embryo Origin
10–12 wk Fowlpox Wing web Modified live
10–12 wk Laryngotracheitis Intraocular Modified live
10–14 wk Mycoplasma gallisepticumb Intraocular or spray Mild live strain
12–14 wk Newcastle/infectious bronchitis Water or aerosol   B1 or LaSota/Mass
16–18 wk Newcastle/infectious bronchitis Water or aerosol   B1 or LaSota/Mass
Every 60–90 days or 18 wk Newcastle/infectious bronchitis Parenteral Inactivated  
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.

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