Fowl Pox Question

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by VanAndXan, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. VanAndXan

    VanAndXan New Egg

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    My coop just broke out in dry fowl pox right before it was time to cull for the freezer. Culling day has been planned for Thursday for a few weeks. Is there any issue with continuing with the cull and freeze? I know we can't catch pox, but couldn't find a definitive answer. These were the only round of birds not vaccinated besides the babies indoors. Go figure. Lesson learned.
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Fowl pox is not transmittable to humans. Eggs are safe to eat as well.
     
  3. VanAndXan

    VanAndXan New Egg

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    Thanks so much. Logic told me this, but I figured BYC would know for certain.
     
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