Equine Strangles in Muskegon County, Michigan
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development confirmed a case of equine strangles in Muskegon County, Michigan.
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A gelding was confirmed with equine strangles in Muskegon County, Michigan. iStock photo

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development confirmed a case of equine strangles in Muskegon County, Michigan. Two other horses were exposed.

The confirmed strangles case was in a 10-year-old grade gelding. He had onset of clinical signs on April 4 that included fe er and a submandibular abscess. He was confirmed with equine strangles on April 13.

The unvaccinated gelding is recovering, and there is a voluntary quarantine at the premises.

For more information on equine strangles read this Fact Sheet.

Information for this report was provided by the Equine Disease Communication Center.

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