Re: [RC] WNV information - heidi sowards
There is a yahoo group that seems to have pretty good
information and has vets that post there. Check them out!
--- Kathie Ford <MsPoOh17@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello all, I found a website with updated information
> regarding the WNV. Last update was November 15. Seems
> that one horse was confirmed in Idaho. It bordered a
> county where in Washington a raven was found infected
> with WNV. The raven was in NE Washington. What I found
> interesting; and you may read it for yourselves, is that
> one very first MARINE mammal was confirmed as having WNV.
> I found this very strange. Being the paranoid skeptic I
> am I am of the feeling (gut feeling) that someone or a
> group may have begun this intentionally. I maybe crazy,
> but I can't shake this feeling. I know virus can spread
> thru air easily, and insects, animals, humans. Now
> saltwater? humm. Any vets out there have any comments?
> Also, I'm in Northern California and trying to keep my
> head about this and yet quite alarmed. I personally know
> of more than nine people losing horses in the last few
> weeks, myself being one of them. Also one lost last
> thurs. at a ranch my daughter took lessons at, another a
> friend of hers from school, yet another, a friend of
> mine's mustang/curlie mare. She died an hour after I
> arrived. She was extremely toxic, yet not thrashing
> around. She laid down and basically died quietly. We
> were devastated. Most of the ones mentioned were thought
> to be colics. But two of the horses were found dead in
> their pastures. No one knows why. With the
> curly/mustang the vet was very puzzeled. Extremely
> sad, but alarming.
> Does anyone have any other experiences of late?
> Anyway, the website I found is simple:
> And good information...hope it helps.
> Kathie in AuburnGet more from the Web. FREE MSN Explorer
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- [RC] WNV information, Kathie Ford