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by bagtec2019735 W.M.S.C.JAYASUNDARA -
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1.Fowl pox

2.sign:- warty,spreading eruptions and scabs on comb and wattles.

It caused by viruses of the family poxviridae and the genus avipoxvirus.there are two forms of the diease the first is spread by biting insects and causes lesion on the comb,wattles & beak

3.There is no tratment for fowl pox and prevention is through vaccination of replacement birds.where preventative vaccination is used all replacement chickens are vaccinated when birds are 6-10 weeks of age and one application of fowl pox vaccine results in permanent immunity.