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by bagtec2019706 NM Madhushika Hansani Nawarathna -
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1.Fowl pox

2.Fowl pox is the world wide disease of poultry caused by viruses of the family poxviridaeand the genus.Avipoxvirus. 

  There are two forms of the disease.The spread by biting insects and wound contanmination and causes lesion on the comb,wattes and beak. Mainly ,It is virus attack.

3.There is no treatment for fowl pox and prevention is through vaccination of replacement birds. Where preventative vaccination is used, all replacement chickens are vaccinated when the birds are six to ten weeks of age and one application of fowl pox vaccine results in permanent immunity.