The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has confirmed positive cases of equine strangles in Mecosta and Newaygo Counties.
In Mecosta County, a 10-year-old Appaloosa mare had onset of clinical signs on November 6 that included fever and nasal discharge. The mare is recovering. There are five other suspect cases on that property and 37 horses exposed.
Mecosta and Newaygo County, MI
Alert ID: 1896
November 19, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): Voluntary Quarantine
In Newaygo County, a 12-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse gelding was confirmed with equine strangles. He had onset of clinical signs on October 25 that included enlarged submandibular lymph nodes. The gelding is recovering.