November 15th. According to the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK) report, on the 14th, the health department of Kagawa Prefecture in Japan detected avian influenza virus in a local chicken farm. The local government decided that nearly 8 Thousands of chickens were culled.
According to reports, the Kagawa prefectural government stated that they received a report from a chicken farm in Sanfeng City in the county on the 14th, stating that “multiple chickens died” in the chicken farm. Subsequently, the Kagawa Prefecture Livestock Health Center conducted a sampling survey on the chicken farm and detected the H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus.
According to the report, the Kagawa prefectural government decided to culminate about 79,000 chickens on the chicken farm and plan to land them all within 10 days.
In order to prevent the spread of infection, Kagawa Prefecture has set the 3 km area of the chicken farm involved as a restricted movement area, and it is forbidden to bring in or out of chickens or eggs; the area of 3 to 10 km has been set as a restricted movement area, which is prohibited Take the chicken out of this area.
Recently, there have been bird flu outbreaks in Kagawa Prefecture one after another. On November 5, November 11, and November 13, an H5 avian influenza epidemic occurred in Mitutoyo City, Kagawa Prefecture; on November 7, an H5 avian influenza epidemic occurred in Higashikagawa City, Kagawa Prefecture. Since November, hundreds of thousands of chickens in the county have been culled due to the epidemic.