oa Agricultural Journal of the Cape of Good Hope - Chicken pox, fowl pox or sore head

Volume 34, Issue 3
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Epithelioma contagiosum, otherwise known as avian variola, fowl-pox, chicken-pox (from Its supposed resemblance to small-pox, sheep-pox, and fowl pox, also commonly referred to as ""sore head"" or ""warts"" on the head, is very prevalent amongst fowls turkeys, and pigeons in the Cape Colony.

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