Fowl Pox info needed....

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

  1. cmartin593

    cmartin593 Hatching

    Sep 15, 2011
    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

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    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,

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