I have a question for anyone who is NPIP certified.

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by arianna, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. arianna

    arianna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 8, 2010
    North Carolina
    I am waiting for my NPIP guy to call me and set the appointment to test my chickens, but I would like to know, if anyone can tell me what the procedure is?
    What will be tested? If I want to order new chicks from a hatchery, can I call the NPIP person to test the new chicks as well before mixing them with mine? Do they only come at a certainly interval of time? How old do the chicks have to be before they can be tested? What's the maximum number of chicks they will test in a flock?
    Thank you, Arianna
  2. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2010
    South Carolina
    Each state is differnet. I think the chick in South Carolina have to be over 4 weeks to test. And the draw blood under the wing .

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