At the poultry farm in Isumi City, Chiba Prefecture, where the bird flu virus was detected on the 24th, 1.16 million birds are being slaughtered by the prefecture and the Self-Defense Forces on the 25th.
On the other hand, as a result of the country's detailed investigation of the detected virus, it was found that it is the same type as that detected in various parts of western Japan this winter.
Following the detection of the bird flu virus in chickens at a poultry farm in Isumi City, Chiba Prefecture on the 24th, the prefecture and the Self-Defense Forces have reached 1.16 million chickens on the 25th, an unprecedented number of poultry farms. We are proceeding with the slaughter of the virus 24 hours a day.
By 3:00 pm on the 25th, about 7.5% of the total, or about 86,000 birds, have been disposed of, so Chiba Prefecture wants to proceed with the disposal of up to 100,000 birds per day next week.
In addition, as a result of a detailed investigation by the national government regarding the virus detected this time, it was found that it is the same type of "H5N8 type" that was detected in various parts of western Japan this winter.
On the other hand, the prefecture was conducting genetic tests on chickens from two nearby poultry farms to see if the infection had spread, but the results of the tests were both negative.
In addition, Chiba Prefecture has taken measures to limit shipments to 10 poultry farms within 10 km of the poultry farm, but as a result of discussions with the government, one of them has been exceptionally shipped. It was revealed that the resumption was approved.
A country that stipulates that if a poultry farm requests the lifting of shipping restrictions, it can be exceptionally lifted provided that the chickens in the poultry farm are negative in the test and that they are sufficiently disinfected when moving. It is based on the guidelines of.
The prefecture will continue to discuss with the government if there is a request from the poultry farm to cancel it.