highly pathogenic AI and avian influenza outbreaks in wild birds, it is an emergency to combat migratory birds at each farm that raises chickens and ducks.
We are struggling to block the access of migratory birds by shooting laser light and rushing to rice, and reporter Lee Yong-shik covered it.
is Bonggangcheon in Cheonan, Chungcheongnam-do, where a highly pathogenic avian influenza virus emerged from wild bird feces.
Access to the river dunes, which is a fecal collection site, has been controlled.
Prevention of quarantine has been further strengthened on each farm and road to prevent the spread of the virus in the feces of migratory birds.
As the day gets dark, migratory bird fighters illuminate laser beams and roam the rivers and fields.
It's to chase birds that have landed on the water or in the field, and they use the sensitive reactions of the birds to green light.
When the laser light is fired, the birds in a group fly up and move at once.
[Park Young-min/Representative of Migratory Birds Repelling Laser Company: Green rays are the color that birds hate the most, so this is the principle that they leave the area.]
You can chase birds by shooting a laser light up to 300m during the day and 2km at night.
Rice straw is rolled up and removed from the rice fields after harvest.
This is because if you leave the ear of rice, birds gather.
Rice plowing in the spring of the following year is also carried out as soon as the harvest is over.
[I'm always anxious, at this time every year.
So, first of all, the urgent place is starting around the poultry complex.] On the
28th in Yongin, Gyeonggi following Cheonan, AI of highly pathogenic wild birds was confirmed for the second time in Korea.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Food demands thorough isolation and disinfection of migratory bird habitats and poultry farms.
(Video coverage: Kang Yun-gu and Kim Min-cheol)