Equine Strangles in Lenawee County, Michigan, Miniature Horse Gelding

A Miniature Horse gelding in Lenawee County, Michigan, was confirmed positive for equine strangles.

A Miniature Horse gelding in Lenawee County, Michigan, was confirmed positive for equine strangles. iStockPhotos.com

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development confirmed a case of equine strangles in Lenawee County. The 15-year-old Miniature Horse gelding had onset of clinical signs on November 24 that included enlarged submandibular lymph nodes. The gelding is recovering and there is a voluntary quarantine in place.

For more information on equine strangles visit this fact sheet.

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

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