Pigeon Fever in Kentucky

An unusual outbreak of the bacterial disease “pigeon fever,” also known as dryland distemper, has been occurring in Kentucky over the past three weeks, according to Doug Byars, DVM, a specialist in internal medicine and equine critical care. He said 15 cases have been confirmed with bacterial cultures in the last three weeks by Hagyard-Davidson-McGee veterinary associates in Lexington. He sai

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