South Carolina’s state veterinarian has confirmed the first 2015 case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in the state in 2015. An unvaccinated horse died from the disease in Barnwell County.
South Carolina officials are asking the public to keep an eye out for a strain of avian flu that has been identified in seven states and is potentially deadly to poultry.
S.C. state veterinarian Boyd Parr was elected first vice president of the United States Animal Health Association.
A mule in Aiken County has tested positive for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), which is caused by a virus related to Human Immunodeficiency Virus. It is the first case of EIA in more than a decade.
South Carolina's state veterinarian Friday announced that two cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) have been confirmed in the state. A horse that died in Darlington County and a miniature donkey that died in Horry County recently tested positive for the disease.
Clemson Livestock-Poultry Health veterinarian Adam Eichelberger has been elected to the national Council on Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine.
It’s mosquito-carried disease season and horses need to be protected. Boyd Parr, South Carolina state veterinarian and director of Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health, recommends horse owners stay current on vaccinations for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), West Nile Virus (WNV) and rabies for their horses.
Boyd H. Parr, South Carolina state veterinarian and director of Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health, has been appointed to a second two-year term on the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture's Advisory Committee on Animal Health. Parr represents Eastern states' animal health officials.