Fowl Cholera

By: Hunter Branson

What is Fowl Cholera?

Fowl Cholera is an infectious disease in domestic fowl. But is also highly contagious disease caused by Pasteurella Multocida.

Who's affected?

Mostly chickens and turkeys are affected, but it is also a serious disease in duck and geese. Waterfowl, game birds, and companion birds can also be affected by Fowl Cholera.

How can it be prevented?

Fowl Cholera can be prevented by reducing your animals contact with other wild birds.


Fowl Cholera can be treated with sulfa drugs or tetracyclines. These drugs will reduce fatality.


  • The disease was recorded in the 1700's.
  • This disease is very contagious.