In the Brooder
- Feb 2, 2013
X2. Dry pox usually lasts several weeks, and usually goes away without treatment, unless there is also wet pox which invades the throat and airway. I would put some Neosporin or Terramycin ointment into the eyes where those scabs are getting close to. Here is a link to read about pox: https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/avian-pox-how-to-treat-your-chickens-for-avian-poxFowl pox.