Horse dies from virus

Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS -

QUEENS­LAND’S horse own­ers are on high alert af­ter the state recorded its first case of the deadly Hen­dra virus for 2015. Tests found the horse, which died at an Ather­ton Table­lands prop­erty ear­lier this week, had con­tracted the lethal in­fec­tion. “There are a num­ber of other horses on the prop­erty and we’ll be mon­i­tor­ing them over the com­ing weeks,” Queens­land chief vet­eri­nary of­fi­cer Dr Al­li­son Crook said.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.