From Rusty Ford: Equine Disease Updates 2/18/2019

KY Equine Industry Groups: During the past several weeks, our office has received notifications and/or alerts regarding disease events in other states that could impact (directly or indirectly) our populations here in KY; thus I am taking this opportunity to share...

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From Rusty Ford: Parx Racing: KY OSV Position 2/8

In the communication sent 1/29/2010 describing our concern and position regarding the EHV1 diagnosis, quarantine and anticipated release of quarantine at Parx Racing, we stated the directive issued would remain in effect through the week ending Sunday, January 10. ...

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From Rusty Ford: West Nile – KY Update 11/14

Testing conducted and reported yesterday evening by Equine Diagnostic Solutions in Lexington confirmed Kentucky’s 17th equine West Nile case, bringing to 17 the number of confirmed equine West Nile cases this calendar year. The Department of Agriculture’s web page is...

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From Rusty Ford: 10/30: KY’s 15th/16th Eq WN Cases

2 additional equine confirmed as having been affected with West Nile virus Results of diagnostic testing completed and reported earlier today by the University of Kentucky’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has confirmed a diagnosis of West Nile virus affecting 2...

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From Rusty Ford: 14th KY WN (10/25/18)

1 Equine confirmed yesterday afternoon (Thu 10/25) as being affected with West Nile virus Results completed and reported by Murray State University's Breathitt Veterinary Laboratory yesterday afternoon did confirm a diagnosis of West Nile virus affecting a 14th KY...

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From Rusty Ford-10/24/18: KY’s 12th Eq WNv

I did yesterday receive results of diagnostic testing from Murray State University’s Breathitt Veterinary Center that has confirmed a diagnosis of West Nile virus in a 13th KY horse. The Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Equine West Nile web page is being updated...

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From Rusty Ford: 10/19/18: KY’s 12th Eq WNV

Results of diagnostic testing completed and reported earlier this week by the University of Kentucky’s Veterinary Diagnostic laboratory has confirmed a diagnosis of West Nile virus in a 12thKY horse. The Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Equine West Nile web page...

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