turkey has pox in face ,

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Angrybird34, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. Angrybird34

    Angrybird34 New Egg

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    my turkeys is also having the same disease , can fowlpox be cuered or its fatal ,can anyone help me by telling about the vaccination and the proper vaccine ??? please help [​IMG]
     
  2. oddbirdranch

    oddbirdranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure you should vaccinate the ones that already have it.
    You can give antibiotics to help heal it faster, also removing scabs and putting neosporin or vaseline on the sores will help. If it is wet pox (in the mouth and throat) you can use iodine on a q-tip and apply to the sores. Wet pox can kill them but if you are lucky you can heal it before it causes blockage. Once healed they can't get it again, but can be carriers so you want to vaccinate all new birds or current ones in the flock that are not showing symptoms. You will also need to disinfect everything, the coop, food and water bowls etc. to keep it from spreading to other birds. The virus can even live on the ground for months. Oxine AH is effective in killing the virus. I use it in a garden sprayer and spray everything my birds come in contact with.
     
  3. Angrybird34

    Angrybird34 New Egg

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    Thank you "oddbirdranch for your valuable advice ,i was very annoyed about the situation , we have a very few doctors available in our place , managed to find one ,, Thank you !!!
     

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