2011 Lanseria Outbreak

Posted: 12/11/2011, 10:14

Please note that there has been an outbreak of African Horse Sickness in Lanseria, Gauteng. This has been confirmed to be serotype 3.

Movement restrictions have been put into place. Horses moving from the infected area into the Western Cape will may be prevented from travelling.  Road blocks will be in place at all entrances into the Western  Cape and horses that are from the affected area, or which do not have valid veterinary papers will be turned away.

All horses being vaccinated should be vaccinated with Bottle 1 of the AHS vaccine first as this contains the vaccine to serotype 3.

Please contact the State Vet in the Western Cape for more information.
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