Following the outbreak of bird flu in Chiba Prefecture, Governor Morita of Chiba Prefecture met with Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Nogami and requested the government's personnel and financial support.
In Chiba prefecture, eight cases of bird flu have occurred one and a half months since the end of December last year, which is an unprecedented pace, and one-third of the chickens for egg collection raised in the prefecture are killed. It is expected to be disposed of.
In response to this, Governor Morita of Chiba Prefecture visited the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on the 8th and met with Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Nogami.
In this, Governor Morita said, "It is a terrible situation that the number of birds to be slaughtered exceeds 4 million," and requested the government to provide personnel and financial support for the slaughter.
In response, Minister Nogami clarified the policy of establishing a local countermeasures headquarters and dispatching a total of 290 staff members in 8 to 8 days, and then "coordinated with Chiba Prefecture to ensure smooth epidemic prevention measures. I want to go. "
After the visit, Governor Morita told reporters, "It is an emergency including manpower, and we have to borrow more power from the government." I want you to do it, "he said, emphasizing the need for support for poultry farmers.