Disease Alerts

Updates on current disease outbreaks are listed here as they occur and will include the date listed, disease name, location and current status. Specific premises will not be named but the general location by town, county and state will be listed. When locations, events or horses are at risk they will be listed. Updates will be posted as they are received.

Equine Infectious Anemia
Allen County, KY
Outbreak Identifier: 5404
Alert ID: 2788
October 28, 2022
Confirmed Case(s) - Official Quarantine

Kentucky Department of Agriculture

Number Confirmed: 1;
Age: 9; Breed: Thoroughbred (TB);
Comments: A premises in Allen County is under quarantine after a 9 year old thoroughbred has tested positive for Equine Infectious Anemia. The horse is currently quarantined in Tennessee and the Tennessee officials are investigating exposure there. Exposed horses in Kentucky are quarantined, sampled and results are pending. For more information go to: EIA factsheet.;