Moving to Virginia chicken laws and regulations

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by enola, Mar 12, 2014.

  1. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    What are the regulatios concerning bringing a flock of chickens into Virginia?
  2. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2012
    Southwest Virginia
    My Coop
    Don't tell anybody! [​IMG]

    Or at least that's how we do it in Virginia.

    I do think it's a fairly complicated process, that you need to apply for special permissions through... somebody. I can't remember whether or not the flock must by NPIP tested or not.

    Sorry I'm not much help [​IMG]
  3. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas
    Contact the county extension agent in the county you are moving to in Virginia. You should be able to find the phone number or email address online. Each state has its own laws. Virginia used to be one of the tougher ones, but I read a couple of years back they were talking about changing them to relax one of the testing requirements. Many hatcheries did not ship to Virginia because they did not have the facilities to test for that requirement.

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