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1 April 1987 Prevalence of Poxvirus in a Population of Merriam's Wild Turkeys in Oregon
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An introduced population of Merriam's wild turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) was examined for poxvirus when birds were trapped from January through April in 1981 and 1982. Poxvirus lesions were found in three of 113 (2.6%) turkeys. All infected birds were immature males.

Lutz and Crawford: Prevalence of Poxvirus in a Population of Merriam's Wild Turkeys in Oregon
R. S. Lutz and J. A. Crawford "Prevalence of Poxvirus in a Population of Merriam's Wild Turkeys in Oregon," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 23(2), 306-307, (1 April 1987). https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-23.2.306
Received: 10 July 1986; Published: 1 April 1987
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