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by bagtec2019889 M.H.F. Sadhiya -
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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..