Equine Strangles Reported in Michigan

One confirmed case of equine strangles and six suspected cases were reported on a property in Ogemaw County, Michigan.
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One mare was confirmed positive with strangles and six others on the property were suspect cases.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development confirmed a case of strangles in a 4-year-old Paint mare in Ogemaw County. The mare had onset of clinical signs on February 1 that included swelling in the throat area. The mare is recovering.

Six other horses were suspected of having strangles on the property. A voluntary quarantine is in place.

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

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