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.

Montcalm County, MI
Outbreak Identifier: 5464
Alert ID: 2855
January 05, 2023
Confirmed Case(s) - Voluntary Quarantine

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Number Confirmed: 1; 
Number Exposed: 1; 
Age: 17; Gender: Mare; Breed: Haflinger; Onset of Clinical Signs: 12/26/2022;
Clinical Signs: jaw abscess; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;
Comments: A horse in Montcalm County has tested positive for Strangles. For more information go to: https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles