Disease Alerts

Updates on current disease outbreaks are listed here as they occur and will include the date listed, disease name, location and current status. Specific premises will not be named but the general location by town, county and state will be listed. When locations, events or horses are at risk they will be listed. Updates will be posted as they are received.

Bay County, MI
Outbreak Identifier: 5448
Alert ID: 2847
December 22, 2022
Confirmed Case(s) - Voluntary Quarantine

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Number Confirmed:
Number Exposed: 18
Age: 3; Gender: Colt; Breed: Hackney Pony; Onset of Clinical Signs: 11/20/2022
Clinical Signs: Nasal discharge, swollen lymph nodes; Confirmation Date: 12/12/2022; Horse Status: Recovering; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated
Comment: One additional case of strangles was confirmed at the Bay County premises previously reported on December 13, 2022. Three new cases have since developed, gender and age of each case unclear. A total of 10 horses on the premises are ill, with 4 confirmed cases, and 6 suspect cases. For more information, go to: https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles

Previous Alerts: 2838