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Equine Strangles in Kent County, Michigan

A gelding is recovering after testing positive for strangles in Kent County, Michigan.
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A gelding is recovering after testing positive for strangles in Kent County, Michigan.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development confirmed strangles in a grade gelding in Kent County. 

The vaccinated gelding had onset of clinical signs on January 18 that included decreased appetite, fever and lethargy. He was confirmed with strangles on January 25. 

No other horses were reported to have been exposed.

You can read an AAEP Fact Sheet on equine strangles here.

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

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