NPIP Testing

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by buttercup0884, May 13, 2011.

  1. buttercup0884

    buttercup0884 The Farm Girl at Twilight

    Apr 30, 2011
    So I am new to this whole thing, including incubating my own eggs.
    My question is this:

    I have 5 batches of eggs in my incubators from 5 different sources, all but 1 are NPIP certified. I plan on becoming NPIP certified myself, and from what I have gathered once I am I will only be able to purchase eggs/chicks/birds from other NPIP certified breeders. So what happens if my non NPIP eggs/chicks test positive? I live in NC by the way.

    Any advice or info would be great, as the people @ the NCDA were out of town for a conference until next week

  2. WallTenters

    WallTenters Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 16, 2010
    Sweet Home, OR
    If those chicks test positive you will not be able to get your NPIP certification. You will probably be okay though. It also depends on what state you live in as to what you will need for testing.

    Good luck!

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