Appaloosa Gelding Positive for Equine Strangles in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development confirmed a case of equine strangles in Gratiot County.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development confirmed a case of equine strangles in Gratiot County. iStock

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development confirmed a case of equine strangles in Gratiot County. 

The 7-year-old Appaloosa gelding had onset of clinical signs on July 10 that included cough, fever, lethargy and nasal discharge. 

The unvaccinated gelding is affected and alive.

For a Fact Sheet on equine strangles click here.

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

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