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Information request on NPIP inspections

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by WDFlock2015, Dec 15, 2014.

  1. WDFlock2015

    WDFlock2015 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi. I'm looking to get NPIP certified in the next couple of months and I know about the testing procedure, but was wondering if anyone could tell me about the inspection process.
     
  2. TaylorHobbyFarms

    TaylorHobbyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure which State you are from, but in Georgia, besides testing the birds, the inspection only involves a look over, mainly checking for cleanliness, etc. That part probably doesn't even take five minutes, at least on our small farm.
     
  3. WDFlock2015

    WDFlock2015 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. I'm in Wisconsin, but since it's national I'm assuming it's about the same.
     
  4. Choco Maran

    Choco Maran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is NPIP?
     
  5. TaylorHobbyFarms

    TaylorHobbyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NPIP stands for National Poultry Improvement Plan. Their primary function is to test birds for diseases that may run unchecked otherwise, and keep up with birds and eggs that leave their respective States. You can find more information on their website at http://www.poultryimprovement.org/default.cfm
     

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