Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by Laskaland, Nov 12, 2008.

  1. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    What does this designation actually mean? Why is it needed? I saw these on some ebay auctions and didn;t know what it meant.
    Thanks so much for the info, friends!
  2. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    NPIP= national poultry improvement plan, the other same only texas for first word mabe? not sure on that one.

    it is inspected flocks that are tested by the state and proven to be disease free. if u don't pass the tests or inspections u don't become npip certified. if the flock is npip u get paper work for the eggs or birds u buy/sell stateing they r disease free or from a clean flock. it is one form of paper work required by law u need to be able to ship in or out to other states or other countries.

    there is a little more to it but that is the gist of it.
  3. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

    Mar 3, 2008
    Last edited: Nov 12, 2008
  4. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    Thank you so much!!!
    That is GREAT information. I'm not sure I will ever sell hatching eggs, but it sounds like a great program.
    Best Wishes

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