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EQUINE HERPES 1 VIRUS
05 Feb 2014More information on the outbreak which is reportedly contained to five paddocks on a stud in the Waikato - this area has been quarantined since 9th January with no horses going in or out of the property. See the following: http://www.mpi.govt.nz/.../pest.../ehv-1-myeloencephalopathy
We have been reassured by Majestic Transport that they have not been near the affected area and that they spray their trucks every day with Virkon. Also, veterinarian Ivan Bridge has been on the radio with Peter Earley advising the risk is minimal.