Poultry, Fowl pox virus, Vaccination, Western Australia
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DURING 1962 day old vaccination was widely adopted as a preventative measure against fowl pox.
From June, 1961, until mid-June, 1962, this procedure proved to be highly successful, but from this date onwards a proportion of treated flocks became affected by breakdowns accompanied by mortality and retarded growth.
In some cases the losses were disturbingly high.
"Precautions for day old fowl pox vaccination,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 4
, Article 11.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol4/iss5/11