Fowl Pox info needed....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cmartin593, Sep 15, 2011.

  1. cmartin593

    cmartin593 New Egg

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    I have a 7month old bantam that appears to have been burnt, I researched disease in poultry and found a photo of fowl pox. I need to know what I can do to cure this, if possible, and does the disease affect the eggs?
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Fowl pox comes from mosquitos that bit your chickens. It just has to run its course, and you can dab a little bit of iodine on some of the black marks which will help dry it up. Most chickens recover. Ocasionally it can kill a chicken, but not very often.

    Isolate the affected chicken if you can, because once he has an outbreak, he can transmit it to the flock.

    I'm not a vet or anything, but I think that's pretty accurate.

    Hope this helps and good luck,
    Sharon
     

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