More than 160 thousand chickens destroyed in the Japanese Prefecture Miyazaki Prefecture in southwest Japan due to the outbreak of bird flu, a strain which is identified as Н5N6, said the Agency Kyodo.
Flu, this strain has a high activity. On Tuesday at one of the poultry farms was discovered 120 dead chickens. Tests showed that chickens affected with avian influenza. In a radius of 10 kilometers prohibited the transportation of chickens and eggs. On the highways there are 9 points of disinfection, which treated of the wheel and the body of the car.
In December in the same Prefecture was destroyed 120 thousand chickens. In early December because of an outbreak of avian flu had killed more than half a million chickens and ducks in the prefectures of Niigata and Aomori.