The farm ministry said Friday that ducks at the Imperial Household Agency’s duck farm in Koshigaya, Saitama Prefecture, have become infected with an attenuated avian influenza virus.
The Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry said the birds do not have to be culled and asked the agency to monitor them. All birds on the farm would have been culled if they had been infected with a highly pathogenic version of bird flu.
Unable to view this article?
This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.
Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.
If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.
We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.