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1)Fowl pox disease 

2)Fowl pox is caused by an avian pox virus.It occurs in both wet and dry form. Infection occurs through skin abrasion or   bites,through the respiratory route and possibly through ingestion of infective scabs.It be transmitted by birds and mosquitoes.

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 6-10 weeks of age and one application of fowl pox vaccine resalts in premanent immunity.