Remember, there may never have been a UK case of Botswana swamp fever
, or indeed any such illness, but you could always be the first.
Right, Lintonville Terrace in Ashington, where the equine disease swamp fever
was found, sparking an alert last summer
She follows Novellist, Danedream and Earl Of Tinsdal as German winners of foreign Group 1s this year, despite the closure of the Cologne training centre after a case of swamp fever
Blood tests carried out at Ashington by Defra officials revealed one of them was infected with swamp fever
. The Defra checks also allegedly showed three of the animals didn't have the correct horse passports under EU regulations.
And that is why urgent measures are needed to protect our animals from deadly swamp fever
, technically known as Equine Infectious Anemia, is a communicable viral disease of horses and other equine-type animals, It occurs in many parts of the world, including the U.S.
While anyone unfortunate enough to become pregnant during a stay abroad faced the possibility of losing the child in the heat of places like equatorial Africa, to anything from swamp fever
to dicey midwifery.
A SECOND horse has died in the West Country after developing the equine disease known as swamp fever
, but there is no threat to the horseracing industry.
ANORTH East horse yard sealed off following an autumn swamp fever
alert three months ago has been given the all clear and re-opened.
Equine Infectious Anaemia (EIA) or swamp fever
, which has never been recorded in Ireland before, has already killed two horses on a stud farm in Co Meath.
The men, from the UK, US and Nigeria, at first feared they'd contracted a local swamp fever
A Coggins test is done to determine if your horse has Equine Infectious Anemia, more commonly called Swamp Fever
. It's a serious infectious condition caused by biting insects and horses must be tested every year.