16th 2021 Equine Strangles Case Confirmed in Florida

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed an equine strangles case in Marion County, the 16th for the year in the state.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed an equine strangles case in Marion County, the 16th for the year in the state. iStockphoto.com

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed an equine strangles case in Marion County. The private facility is under quarantine.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services encouraged owners to isolate any new horse—and especially those from ‘”kill pens” and monitor for clinical signs of disease.

This is the 16th case of strangles for Florida in 2021. 

For more information about Strangles go the Strangles Factsheet.

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

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