Veterinary advice should be sought before applying any treatment or vaccine.
Capripox is a malignant pox disease caused by a capripoxvirus which occurs in sheep, goats, and cattle. There are several different strains of capripox, with varying signs based on the strain. Young goats are most severely affected by the virus.
It is transmitted through skin abrasions or by inhalation.
It has an incubation period of three to eight days.