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by bagtec2019721 A.G.KUMARAGE -
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1. Fowl Pox diseases

2.Fowl pox is caused by an avian DNA pox virus.There are five or six closely related virus that primarily affect different species of birds but there is some cross - infection .Infection occurs through skin abrasions ,through the respiratory route and possibly through ingestion of infective scabs .

3. Prevention and treatment of fowl pox .There is no treatment for fowl pox and prevention is through vaccination of replacement birds .Chicks may be vaccinated as young as one day of age.Unaffected flocks and individuals may be vaccinated to help limit the spread.