NPIP - Salmonella Pullorum or Salmonella enterditis

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Glenbogel06, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. Glenbogel06

    Glenbogel06 In the Brooder

    Jan 16, 2008
    Berkeley Springs, WV
    Ok - correct me if I am wrong but I have read that the NPIP test is for Salmonella Pullorum (and something else that starts with a "g"), not for salmonella enterditis. The enterditis is the one that is the subject of the recall and is passed from the hen into the egg. Can anyone verify this. I have also heard that Pullorum is all but eradicated here in the US. Most people say that if they have gotten a positive NPIP test result, it turned out to be a false positive.

    So what is the truth about NPIP?
  2. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

    Jun 10, 2010
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2010

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