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by bagtec2019796 G.A Isuru Maduranga Atigala -
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1.Fowl Pox 

2.Fowl Pox is the worldwide disease of poultry caused by viruses of the family poxviridae and the genus 'Avipox virus'The viruses causing fowl pox are distinct from one another but antigenically ,similar possible hosts including chickens.

Genus:Avipox Virus

Species:Fowl Pox virus 



3.There is no treatment 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 six to ten weeks of age and one application of fowl pox vaccine results in permanent immunity.

.Remove disease animals.

.Use of sanitation.

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