1 - Fowl pox
2 - This is viral infection that affects a chicken's skin in non-feathered areas. The virus is trans mitted to backyard chickens by biting insects.
3 - There is no cure for fowl pox, but there are comfort measures that can be provided for affected chickens as well as preventative measures to avoid secondary bacterial infections. Unaffected birds can be vaccinated during outbreak.
* Offer tetracycline antibiotics in the water to help control secondary infections.
* Treats scabs with a dilute iodine solution
* Apply ointment to often scabs
* Clean coop and run with the objective of removing hot debris from the premises.