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Shipping hatching eggs across the country

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances' started by TexasChicken12, Mar 30, 2015.

  1. TexasChicken12

    TexasChicken12 Chirping

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    I was wanting to start selling hatching eggs and was wondering if I need any kind of license to ship them out of Texas. I know you don't have to have one to ship inside of Texas when you are selling of eBay. Thanks for your time!
     

  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    No license. However your flock needs to be certified NPIP to ship across state lines. It's not that big of a deal.
    Beyond that, some states also require other tests for importation like AI clean.
    Every state is different . The state of origin certifies the flock annually.
    Many people don't do it but at the very least a form 9-3 needs to accompany any shipment of birds or eggs.
     

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