npip

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by dickies chics, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. dickies chics

    dickies chics Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can anyone help me. I am looking for info on npip testing. Do I need it and if so where do I get it done and how much does it cost?
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Are you planning on selling chickens? If so, you should get it. If not, it really isn't necessary.
     
  3. Chickie'sMoma

    Chickie'sMoma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i thought in MA it is considered a requirement in order to sell chicks or birds. i know it is for swaps since we've been trying to set them up down there but it has been hard to do.

    you would have to go through your state vet at the department of agriculture.

    i have yet to do it here in NH, but i am still starting my flock and hoping to do it next spring.
     
  4. dickies chics

    dickies chics Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am thinking of selling. I was hoping to sell some new seramas I purchased today at a swap this coming weekend.
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  5. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Then it might be a good idea. No need to give someone else's flock a nasty disease!
     
  6. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Quote:You need to get in touch with your State Agriculture Dept. They will refer you to your State Vet. and set up an appointment with their testers. Some states it's free, some charge a small fee to have this done.
     

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