Recent News for Reproductive Problems

Viable Eastern tent caterpillar egg masses will be partly or completely covered with a brownish coating, without obvious holes. They are found on twigs of cherry and other trees on twigs.

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Eastern Tent Caterpillar Outlook for Spring 2013

February 13, 2013

Experts report that the eastern tent caterpillar egg hatch will likely begin in mid-March in Central Kentucky.... Read More

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USDA Issues Rule on Importing Horses from CEM-Affected Countries

February 13, 2013

APHIS took this action after reviewing probable causes of CEM outbreaks in the United States.... Read More

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California Mare Tests Positive for Contagious Equine Metritis

February 13, 2013

A 17-year-old Lusitano mare from California has been confirmed positive for contagious equine metritis.... Read More

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EHV-1 Positive Horse in Colorado Recuperates, Returns Home to Texas

February 08, 2013

Authorities have released all quarantine and hold orders related to a horse that tested positive for EHV-1.... Read More

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Understanding the OIE's Role in Disease Prevention

February 02, 2013

The World Organization for Animal Health’s (OIE) standards help prevent the spread of infectious disease.... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Horse at National Western Stock Show Rodeo

January 29, 2013

Colorado animal health authorities have placed a quarantine on seven horses including the index case.... Read More

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What's in an OIE Reference Laboratory?

January 25, 2013

There are 236 OIE reference laboratories covering 112 animal diseases, including equine-specific ailments.... Read More

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Two N.J. Horse Farms Quarantined for Neurologic EHV-1

January 23, 2013

Tests confirmed a horse from a Gladstone farm contracted the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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Mules' Role as Shedders in California EHV-1 Outbreak

January 19, 2013

While equal percentages of horses and mules were exposed to EHV-1, no mules developed neurologic disease.... Read More

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Hawthorne EHV-1 Quarantine Lifted; Oaklawn Ban Still in Effect

January 17, 2013

The EHV-1 quarantine has been lifted but Oaklawn Park is still not permitting Hawthorne horses on its grounds.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter 2012

January 11, 2013

Diseases reported include contagious equine metritis, equine herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, and more.... Read More

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LDAF Monitoring Horses Imported from Illinois

January 08, 2013

Owners must provide health certificates to the La. State Veterinarian's Office prior to the animal's entry.... Read More

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Ky. Restricts Horse Movement from Ill. Due to EHV-1 Outbreak

January 04, 2013

All horses entering Kentucky from Illinois must have an entry permit issued by the KDA.... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Michigan Standardbred Horse

January 03, 2013

The horse, who began showing neurologic signs of disease on Dec. 23, is recovering with veterinary care.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.

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Equine Infectious Neurologic Diseases Table Topic (AAEP 2012)

January 02, 2013

The discussion focused on four continuing problems: EHM, EPM, WNV, and other encephalitides.... Read More

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Hawthorne EHV-1 Quarantine Could be Lifted in January

December 28, 2012

The EHV-1 quarantine could be lifted around Jan. 10, track officials say.... Read More

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Hawthorne EHV-1 Still Under Close Watch

December 19, 2012

Eighteen days have passed since the last EHV-1-related death at the racetrack.... Read More

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Minnesota EHV-1: Large Animal Hospital Reopens

December 12, 2012

The UM Large Animal Hospital has discharged the final patients and reopened to business as usual.... Read More

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Managing Fungal Endometritis in Broodmares

December 02, 2012

Use a multidimensional treatment approach to give mares the best chance for recovery.... Read More

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EHV-1 Impacts Hawthorne Race Course Horsemen's Plans

November 30, 2012

A Nov. 26 positive EHV-1 test extends the Hawthorne quarantine until at least Dec. 24.... Read More

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Study: EHV-1 Not Linked to Headshaking

November 30, 2012

Researchers recently tested if idiopathic headshaking in horses could be similar to a condition in humans.... Read More

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Minnesota EHV-1: Horses Striding Towards Recovery

November 29, 2012

Two hospitalized horses have returned home after receiving treatment; a third continues to recover.... Read More

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EHV-1 Outbreak Forces Hawthorne to Drop Seven Racing Days

November 28, 2012

The outbreak appears to be contained, but shipping restrictions have made it challenging to fill races.... Read More

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Equine Herpesvirus-1 Myeloencephalopathy: On the Rise?

November 28, 2012

One veterinarian discussed disease characteristics and why it might be on the rise at a recent conference.... Read More

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Utah Neurologic EHV-1 Quarantine Lifted

November 27, 2012

No further EHV-1 cases have been diagnosed in the Utah since the initiation of the quarantine on Oct. 17.... Read More