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  1. mammabird34601

    Fowl pox on hens - will it affect my duck?

    Ha, thank you! Yeah, I'm super paranoid when it comes to my feather babies, don't like to take any chances of doing the wrong thing or not doing something I should be. Actually, I also contacted Gary Butcher, he's a Professor of Avian Diseases and Extension Specialist at the UF College of...
  2. mammabird34601

    Possible fowl pox?

    I was super concerned about my duck getting it as well, she's my fluffy butt Gabby-Goo, but following a conversation with a veterinarian with Zoetis (vaccine company) I feel better about her chances of not contracting the virus. There isn't much data about ducks getting it because it's not...
  3. mammabird34601

    Fowl pox on hens - will it affect my duck?

    Ok, so I took your wonderful advice to contact the vaccine company (Zoetis) and feel much better about this process. I actually spoke with one of their veterinarians and will share what she told me: - If performing a proactive vaccination on adult birds and given a choice, vaccinate during a...
  4. mammabird34601

    Fowl pox on hens - will it affect my duck?

    I'd read all of that material and did see the sentence at the bottom of the UFL webpage stating 'only healthy birds should be vaccinated' but I guess I wanted to be extra sure that I shouldn't vaccinate those already showing symptoms. Have you heard/read anything about vaccination of ducks...
  5. mammabird34601

    Fowl pox on hens - will it affect my duck?

    Hello All - I'm an avid follower but first time poster - we've got fowl pox! I noticed scabs on two of my hens eyelids and black spots on the combs of a couple of the others over the weekend and spent several hours researching to confirm the presence of fowl pox. I have 24 hens, one rooster and...
  6. mammabird34601

    Possible fowl pox?

    I too believe this is fowl pox. I noticed scabs on two of my hens eyelids and black spots on the combs of a couple of the others over the weekend and spent several hours researching to confirm the presence of fowl pox. I have 24 hens, one rooster and a duck and have noticed the fowl pox on 5 of...
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