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by bagtec2018484 J.A.A.S. Nisansala -
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1)Fowl pox 2)Fowl pox is the world wide disease of poultry caused by viruses of the family poxviridea and the genus Avipoxvirus. There are two forms of the diseases.The first is spread by biting insects(especting mosquito) wound contamination and causes lesion on the comb,wattles,and beak..
Signs_ * Warty,spreading eruptions and scabs on comb and wattles. * Depression.. * Poor growth. * Poor egg production. 3)There is no treatment for fowl pox.But for prevention use the vaccination for birds.. * chicks can be vaccinated as early as 1day of age. * For permanent protection,birds need to be vaccinated after 8 to 10 weeks of age with a chick embryo orgin vaccine.