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by bagtec2019691 H.M.Sadeera Piumali -
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1.Fowl pox disease 

2.Fowl pox is a viral disease .This disease can make to avian in two ways 

Skin lesions (dry pox) - scabs and lesions around the comb,wattle,ear and lobes

Wet pox - associated with the oral cavity and larynx ,trachea 

This virus spread to chickens by biting insects ,mosquitoes 

3.There no treatment to for fowl pox and prevention is through vaccination of replacement birds. Where preventative vaccination is used all replacement chickens are vaccinated when the birds are 6 to 10 weeks of age and one application of fowl pox vaccine results in permanent immunity. Proper injection can prevent this to some extent.




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