A highly pathogenic AI, that is, avian influenza, was confirmed at a laying chicken farm in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi-do.

The Central Avian Influenza Accident Control Headquarters revealed that it was confirmed as highly pathogenic H5N8 type as a result of a close examination of a farm in Hwaseong, where H5 type antigen was detected during the farm inspection and inspection.

As a result, the number of highly pathogenic AIs generated in domestic poultry farms and experience farms has increased to 72 cases.

The livestock quarantine authorities killed poultry from farms within a 3km radius of the farm as a precautionary measure.

In addition, for poultry farms within a 10 km radius, movement restrictions and inspections will be implemented for 30 days.