Sunday, November 28

Confirmation of highly pathogenic AI at Naju duck farm… Poultry third this fall

The Avian Influenza (AI) Central Accident Control Headquarters announced today (13th) that a highly pathogenic AI was confirmed at a meat duck farm in Naju, Jeollanam-do.

This is the third highly pathogenic AI confirmed case in poultry this fall, following the Eumseong Quail Farm in Chungbuk on the 8th and the Eumseong Meat Duck Farm on the 9th.

At the Naju farm, a suspected case of highly pathogenic AI was confirmed yesterday, and as a result of a close inspection by the Agriculture, Forestry and Livestock Quarantine Headquarters, the final confirmation was confirmed today.

The farm raises about 37,000 meat ducks, and there are no other poultry farms within a 500-meter radius.

The AI ​​heavy water head took preventive measures such as preventive slaughter and access control on this farm.

Also, for 36 hours from 00:00 to noon tomorrow, we ordered a temporary suspension of movement against duck farms in Jeollanam-do, related workplaces, and vehicles.

(Photo = Yonhap News)

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