Avian influenza epidemic has appeared in chicken farms in Kochi Prefecture, Japan. The epidemic has expanded to 11 counties.
December 16 According to a report by the “Central News Agency” on the 16th, the bird flu epidemic in Japan continues to spread.
The poultry flu virus has been detected in the chicken farm in Sumao City, Kochi Prefecture, and more than 30,000 chickens will be put out. So far, the avian influenza epidemic in Japan has expanded to 11 counties.
According to the report, about 32,000 chickens in the chicken farm raised in Sumao City, Kochi Prefecture have been detected with H5 avian influenza virus, and about 32,000 chickens will be put down in the chicken farm.
It is said that Kochi Prefecture detected the avian influenza virus in wild birds in the county in 2011. This is the first time that there has been an avian influenza epidemic in a chicken farm.
In addition, there is also a chicken farm in Sanji City, Xiangchuan County, which is the 12th bird flu outbreak in Xiangchuan County.
On November 5, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan, reported an outbreak of avian influenza in a chicken farm in China.
Since then, bird flu epidemics have appeared in Fukuoka Prefecture, Hyogo Prefecture, Miyazaki Prefecture and other places, and the epidemic has now expanded to 11 prefectures.