Getting your flock tested???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by vtmaplegal, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. vtmaplegal

    vtmaplegal New Egg

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    Ok, so im kinda new to this chicken swap and sell idea, but i was reading bout a swap and they said you "needed to have your flock tested"...im lost here....what are they talking about?
     
  2. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

    Sep 5, 2008
    VERMONT
    Any birds you bring to the swap need to be tested for AI and Pullorium/Typhoid. Some places have State testers there at the swap to test your birds.
     
  3. mightieskeeper

    mightieskeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could your state extensions office do blood testing?
     
  4. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    I'll be able to test your birds after next Wednesday. I'm going to be a CPT. Don't I sound important. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    Does it cost and is it the same in every state? Is this what is required to sell to 4-H ers
     
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