Therapeutic Management of Cutaneous Form of Pigeon Pox in Coimbatore District of Tamil Nadu
Chitradevi Somasundaram Anitha Albert Raj Arumugam Rangasamy
Vol 10(7), 178-180
Five 2 to 3-week-old pigeons were brought into Veterinary University Training and Research Centre, Saravanampatty, Coimbatore with the history of not taking feed, cutaneous lesions and no history of vaccination. After observation for the presence of cutaneous yellowish pox nodules and thorough external clinical examination, the treatment was started for cutaneous form of avipox infection in pigeons. Therapeutic management of this condition by Acyclovir, Azithromycin, Vitamin A supplement and external application of neem leaves with turmeric paste was carried out. All the affected pigeons recovered after the first week of treatment.
Keywords : Acyclovir Azithromycin Cutaneous Form of Pigeon Pox Therapeutic Management
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