African Horse Sickness (Perdesiekte)

 

Since summer is on its way the usual parasites and diseases are as well. Certainly one of the most feared equine diseases is African Horse Sickness.
The vector (insect that spreads the disease) is a midge. Horses that spend time outside during the night and graze in low lying areas or near streams or dams are at risk.
The disease presents in four forms:
  • Dikkop,
  • Dunkop,
  • Mixed Form and
  • Horse Sickness Fever
 

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