Did your birds survive avian pox?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Indiana farm chick, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. Indiana farm chick

    Indiana farm chick Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 21, 2010
    Wawaka, Indiana
    Hello, has anyone had birds survive avian pox? What can I expect with this disease? Did you treat with any medications? How long did it last? Any help appreciated.
  2. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 28, 2010
    North Florida
    The dry form. Did just fine. Didn't do anything, it just passes like when people have it. Some put neosporin on the spots to keep them from getting infected but I just kept a check on how they were.
  3. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 26, 2007
    Fair Oaks, California
    What variety are you talking about, wet or dry? i had a chicken that had the dry variety, with the sores just on her face, wattles and comb. She came through it just fine. i have read of others who had chickens with the wet variety. It can be fatal if you don't keep their throat clear. If you search for fowl pox, you should find lots of threads on it.
  4. Chicken.Lytle

    Chicken.Lytle Chillin' With My Peeps

  5. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    My older hens had a round of dry pox last year. They required no intervention, and recovered quickly and completely. It looked awful, but was pretty mild overall.

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