Caused Agent is Virus
(Avian DNA pox Virus)
- Small blister-like growths of a yellowish color appear on the comb, wattles or skin of the head. Later these sores become crusty and dry and are covered with dark Brown scabs.
3. There is no Treatment for fowl pox and prevention is through vaccination of replacement birds.treat for Scabs Apply odine solution. 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.As mosquitoes are known reservoirs, mosquito control procedures may be of some benefit in limiting spread in poultry confined in houses.