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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by onthespot, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    Can birds become "carriers" (of whatever) without ever becoming sick? How would a person find out if their flock was sick if they had no symptoms? Who does NPIP testing and how much does it cost?
     

  2. nnbreeder

    nnbreeder Songster

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    Just do a search at your state's Agriculture web site to find the answers to most of your questions, and yes a bird can become a carrier with either mild or no symptoms of disease.
     
  3. angelmarie

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    yep thats right hey did ya pick up your phones???
     
  4. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    From what I understand, it is very difficult for small farms to get NPIP certified in CA.
     
  5. nnbreeder

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