Drs. Urschel and McKenzie published a review paper in the April issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Equine Practice
University of Kentucky (UK) researchers have preliminary identified a novel rotavirus associated with diarrhea in very young foals. Photo by Matt Barton, UK agricultural communications.
Equine breeding farm managers are advised to move pregnant mares away from areas infested with Eastern tent caterpillars to avoid MRLS reproductive problems.
The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center and other groups have funded research to determine the cause of unusual foal diarrhea seen this spring.
The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center recently welcomed two accomplished researchers into its infectious disease program.
Consumption of large numbers of caterpillars by pregnant mares caused staggering foal losses in the mare reproductive loss syndrome outbreak of 1999-2001.
Eastern tent caterpillars, which can cause fetal and foal losses, should start hatching soon in Kentucky.
Dr. Tom Riddle was named the 2017 Friend of University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs. The award recognizes the many impacts he has had on equine research and education within UK’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.