The Georgia Department of Agriculture’s Animal Industry Division on February 19 confirmed two positive cases of equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Quarter Horses at a Fayette County facility. The affected horses were euthanized. The other horses at the facility are under quarantine for follow-up testing in 60 days.
These are the first two confirmed cases of EIA in the state for 2019.
EHV-1 Quarantine Released
Also, the Georgia Department of Agriculture’s Animal Industry Division released the quarantine associated with the equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1) cases in Morgan County effective February 12.
This information was provided by the Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC).