Posted by Trina on Jan 27, 2011 in Disease, News | 0 comments
We have seen in the news recently several cases of Equine Influenza, these seem to be centred around the Paris area and in training yards.
Equine Flu is extremely contagious and so it’s useful to be aware of the warning signs, just in case. Have a read of our report we blogged about last year when there was a large outbreak of the disease in...
Posted by Trina on Oct 18, 2010 in Disease, Welfare | 0 comments
Equine Infectious Anaemia, otherwise known as Swamp Fever, is sadly back in the news again with confirmed cases in France and the UK.
Within the past month in France, 2 horses have been destroyed following positive tests – one in Sarthe and the other in the Gironde, whilst another 44 are being treated as susceptible.
Last night Radio 5′s 5 live investigates program aired a report on EIA...
Posted by Jenny on Jun 25, 2010 in Disease | 0 comments
One of our ERF supporters had been unlucky enough to fall within the 2km radius for quarantining and compulsory testing for EIA, after two positive cases of the disease were identified locally. She was obviously very worried about her horses when she discovered that the disease is considered ‘notifiable’ under EU regs, and that any animal found to be positive is...