Yecheon breeding farm, also confirmed highly pathogenic bird flu

(Daegu Gyeongbuk Daily News = Reporter Hwang Ji-hyun) Gyeongsangbuk-do announced on October 22 that a breeding doctor in Yecheon was confirmed with the terminal highly pathogenic bird flu (H5N1).

As a result, about 320,000 breeders on the outbreak farm were killed in haste, and as a result of carrying out detailed inspections on 18 breeding farms within a 10km radius and 2 epidemiological farms in the province, there were no abnormalities.

In addition, in order to prevent the further spread of highly pathogenic bird flu, movement restrictions and emergency monitoring and monitoring were carried out in 4 places including vehicles and epidemiological facilities on the farm where the cases occurred. Carry out an inspection.

We intend to purchase and cull 680 small scale poultry farms within 3 km of the quarantine zone, which is a risk area for further spread.

From 10 pm on the 21st until 10 pm on the 23rd, Gyeongbuk and related farms and businesses were temporarily suspended for 48 hours.

A provincial official said, “In case there are additional cases in the province, it is very important to cut the connection where the virus flows to the farm.” Therefore, thoroughly control and disinfect the entrance to the farm and the exit vehicles.” (Fourth stage disinfection of the farm ‣ Apply quicklime to the entrance of the farm and disinfect vehicles twice (fixed spray + high pressure), ‣ Clean and disinfect the farmyard every day, ‣ Change shoes and disinfect hands when entering and out of the barn , ‣ Disinfection inside the barn daily)

On the other hand, on the 21st of the last farm inspection, the death rate was slightly higher than usual.

As a result, the provincial government immediately sent the quarantine team from the Livestock Sanitation and Prevention Support Headquarters to the site immediately after the detection of the H5 antigen to control access to the farm, and maintain movement control and intensive disinfection in the quarantine area within a 10km radius of the farm.

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