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Do I need papers?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by My Geese, May 11, 2016.

  1. My Geese

    My Geese New Egg

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    Hello, I was just wondering If I would need papers in order to sell my chickens and water fowl at the Neillsville small animal swap meet this week end?[​IMG] Thank you
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think swap meets tend to be very informal and since you may never see the sellers again - I would be very careful about buying or trading. It can be a great way to introduce something BAD( like disease, mites, lice, worms, respiratory illness etc.) plus being sold pullets that are cockerels or pure breds that are NOT. I'd say buyer beware to the highest degree.

    If you do buy, please quarantine new chicks or birds for about 30 days to be sure, you are introducing bad things to your others.
     
  4. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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  5. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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