Has anyone gone through the NPIP process in South Carolina

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  1. chickiepoo2

    chickiepoo2 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think I have a general idea on how it works. I know you have the state vet come out, draw blood etc. I saw they also have a class held twice a year. Has anyone attended the class? How much did the vet visit cost? I live 4 hrs away from Clemson....wonder how much that would be. Any other thoughts, opinions or concerns about the process I should know about? Can you "fail"? Thanks !!!!![​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. geareduplyn

    geareduplyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Might be the easiest state ever to get tested for Pullorum. Just call Julie. A tester will appear.
     
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    wadek2008 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In NC, they just charge 10 cents a bird, $5 minimum. I think you don't pass if you test positive, but I think that's rare.
     
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    chickiepoo2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks wade. Was there a class or seminar you had to attend as well? Do they look for anything specific when doing an inspection?
     
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    geareduplyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The classes are for you to become an accredited tester. This test is so simple anyone can do it. There is no charge for testing in SC. Contact Dr. Julie Helms at Clemson. [email protected]
     
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    chickiepoo2 Out Of The Brooder

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    It just doesn't seem like it should be that easy. I won't complain though! Thanks
     

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