fowl pox


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fowl pox

[′fau̇l ‚päks]
(veterinary medicine)
A disease of birds caused by a virus and characterized by wartlike nodules on the skin, particularly on the head.
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In a contaminated environment, presence of virus in the air form feathers and dry scabs containing fowl pox virus, may lead tocsin and respiratory infection.
Both flocks had suspected fowl pox outbreaks during September.
Fowl pox vaccine is administered via the wing stab route using two hypodermic needles.
Fowl pox is a disease that spreads slowly and also takes time to manifest following infection, so it is important that you isolate any new birds that are introduced into the farm for at least three weeks.
This has led to massive loss of chicks.Your chickens may be suffering from Fowl pox, a viral disease of poultry.