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.

Branch County, MI
Outbreak Identifier: 5623
Alert ID: 3032
May 25, 2023
Confirmed Case(s) - No Quarantine

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Number Confirmed: 1; 
Number Suspected: Unknown; 
Number Exposed: Unknown; 
Age: 4; Gender: Mare; Breed: Belgian; Onset of Clinical Signs: 5/18/2023;
Clinical Signs: nasal discharge, enlarged lymph nodes, difficulties swallowing; Confirmation Date: 5/22/2023; Horse Status: Recovering; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated.

For more information, go to https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles