FOWL POX VACCINE
–It is a live freeze dried viral vaccine produced on the Chicken Fibro blast cells of embryonated
specific pathogen free (SPF) eggs using modified Fowl pox virus. Each vaccine batch contains
10 3 EID 50/ dose.
Each 5ml or 20ml vial contains 100 doses ,200 doses or greater freeze dried vaccine.
The vaccine can be stored at – 20 0C.
ROUTE OF ADMINISTRATION BY WING WEB METHOD
Reconstitute the 100 dose with 2ml of sterile cold buffered solvent and vaccinate by transfixion of inner side of the wing membrane of each bird dip the stylet before vaccination into the viral suspension so that the groove is filled. Take care to touch the needle against the inside of the vial in order to remove adhering drops. The stylet is inserted from beneath through the wing web and care should be taken to push the feathers side so as to avoid damaging the blood vessels.
The wing web should be slightly stretched.
1. Healthy environment Vaccination from the 8 the week of life with a yearly boost
2. Contaminated environment
– Vaccination from the 3rd week of life
– Booster 3 months later and then yearly
– Vaccinate only apparently healthy chicken.
WARNING – FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY