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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.
Wisconsin Dane, Jackson, Kenosha, Racine, Rock, Walworth, Douglas Counties

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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