2021-11-17

More than 150000 chickens were culled in Hyogo County, Japan

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Beijing, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) – according to comprehensive Japanese media reports on the 17th, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, said that the avian influenza virus was detected in the dead chickens of a chicken farm in Jilu City, the county. Hyogo county has culled more than 150000 chickens in this chicken farm and disinfected the surrounding areas

More than 150000 chickens were culled in Hyogo County, Japan

it is reported that Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, said that on the 16th local time, a chicken farm in Jilu City reported that “more chickens died than usual”. After testing, it was found that the dead chickens had avian influenza virus in their bodies, At present, it is suspected that this virus may be a highly pathogenic avian influenza virus

it is reported that Hyogo county has begun to cull about 155000 chickens in the chicken farm. The culling work takes about 3 days and the whole epidemic prevention work takes about 1 week

it was previously reported that a chicken farm in Shuishui City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan also had an avian influenza epidemic recently. Kagoshima county government organized the culling of about 38000 chickens in the chicken farm. It was later confirmed that the virus causing the epidemic was the “H5N1” avian influenza virus with high mortality