Equine Strangles in Eaton County, Michigan

An aged Standardbred mare was confirmed positive for strangles in Eaton County, Michigan.

This is the third confirmed case of equine strangles from a premises in Eaton County, Michigan, this year. iStock

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development confirmed a case of equine strangles in Eaton County. The yearling filly had onset of clinical signs on May 6 that included fever and swollen lymph nodes. The premises is under a voluntary quarantine.

This was the third confirmed case of equine strangles from a premises in Eaton County in 2021. 

For a Fact Sheet on equine strangles visit this page.

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

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