EIA Confirmed in Georgia Quarter Horses

Two Quarter Horses were euthanized in Fayette County, Georgia, after being confirmed positive for equine infectious anemia.

Two Quarter Horses were euthanized in Fayette County, Georgia, after being confirmed positive for equine infectious anemia. Google maps

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).

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