Hatching chick requirements in Texas?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lopedg8384, Jan 11, 2017.

  1. Lopedg8384

    Lopedg8384 New Egg

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    Hello I'm from Texas, and was wondering if Texas has a limit on how many chicks you can hatch from your house? I get my hatching eggs from NPIP certified farms. Would I still have to be certified in any way for me to sell and hatch chicks if they come from farms that provide the hatching eggs, and are regularly checked by the state, and are NPIP certified?
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    That is a subject that would be best handled on your state thread. Just put "Texas" in the search box, and it will come up. If you are going to sell eggs to stores, restaurants, etc. I'm sure you would need to have some type of inspection and maybe permit or license. If you just mean selling eggs or chicks. to neighbors I don't believe that is regulated.

    If you plan to ship numbers of chicks around the country you will most likely need NPIP certification to do so.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - good advice from D/Diva
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! Great advice there from drumstick on asking in your state thread, imsure mebers in your area will be able to help you.
    Good luck for the future and enjoy your time here on BYC :frow
     
  5. N F C

    N F C just 1 more cup pls Premium Member Project Manager

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    Good luck with all your plans!
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! Best wishes to you and your hatching efforts! [​IMG]
     

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