Two Postive EIA Horses Identified in Texas

The EIA-positive horse in Bexar County has been euthanized and the positive horse in Maverick County is in a quarantine facility.

Two EIA-positive horses were identified in Texas, one each in Bexar and Maverick Counties.

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) officials has confirmed equine infectious anemia (EIA) in one Maverick County Quarter Horse and one Bexar County Quarter Horse. 

The Bexar County horse has been euthanized and the premises will remain under quarantine until requirements for release have been met. 

The Maverick County horse is currently being maintained in a quarantine facility. 

TAHC staff is working closely with owners and veterinarians to monitor potentially exposed horses and implement biosecurity measures.

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