Wisconsin Reports Multiple Counties With Confirmed Equine Strangles Cases

Wisconsin cases of equine strangles were confirmed in Dane, Jackson, Kenosha, Racine, Rock and Walworth Counties, with a suspected case in Douglas County.
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Cases of equine strangles were confirmed in Dane, Jackson, Kenosha, Racine, Rock and Walworth Counties (red arrows), with a suspected case in Douglas County (blue arrow).

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection confirmed at least one case of equine strangles in the following counties: Dane, Jackson, Kenosha, Racine, Rock and Walworth. The also reported a suspected case in Douglas County.

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection does not generally issue a quarantine for strangles cases, but it does recommend a voluntary quarantine. The Department recommends that veterinarians work with equine owners and stable owners/managers to implement enhanced biosecurity measures.

For a Fact Sheet on equine strangles click here.

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

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