01. Fowl pox
02. Caused by viruses of the family Poxviridae and the genus Avipoxvirus
These are two forms of the disease
1. Spread by biting insects ( mosquitoes)
2. Wound contamination and causes lesions on the comb,wattle,and beak
03. Prevention in chicken is accomplished by vaccination by the wing web method with a commercially available fowl pox vaccine
This should be administered to all chickens at 12-16 weeks of age
Vaccinated birds should be examined for takes about 7 to 10 days following inoculation..