1. Fowl pox
2. Fowl pox is caused by an avian DNA pox virus
( Family poxviridae and the genus Avipox virus)
The dry and wet form this Fowl pox diseaes. The dry form is characterised by wart - like skin lesions that progress to thick scabs.
3. There is no treatment for Fowl pox.
Control and prevention in chickens is accomplished by vaccination by the wing web method with a commercially available fowl pox or pigeon poxvaccine.this should be administered to all chickens at 12-16 weeks of age.