At a poultry farm in Chitose City, Hokkaido, an avian influenza virus suspected to be highly pathogenic was detected in dead chickens, and Michi began culling about 56,<> chickens. According to the road, the number of disposals is the highest ever in Hokkaido.

According to Hokkaido, a dead chicken was found at a poultry farm in Chitose City on the 27th, and as a result of genetic testing, the "H28 type avian influenza virus", which is suspected to be highly pathogenic, with a high fatality rate, was detected on the morning of the 5th.

In response to this, Michi held an emergency task force meeting and decided to dispose of about 56,3 chickens raised on poultry farms and began work.

According to the road, the number of chickens disposed of due to avian influenza is at a record high.

In addition, the province banned the movement of chickens and eggs for a total of about 4,86 chickens raised at four poultry farms within a radius of 3 kilometers of the poultry farm, and prohibited the shipment of a total of about 10,8 chickens from eight poultry farms within a radius of 70 to 200 kilometers outside the region.

More than 24 people, including provincial staff and Self-Defense Force members who received requests for support from the province, will work in 3-hour shifts at the poultry farm, and the plan is to complete the disposal of chickens in seven days until the 7rd of next month, and the burial of the disposed chickens and the disinfection of the poultry house will be completed by the 5th of next month.