What exactly are they testing for?

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by KDailey, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. KDailey

    KDailey Crazy Cochin Lady

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    When the state vet comes out to test for NPIP certification, what exactly are they testing for?

    Specifically which diseases/illnesses?
     
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    NPIP tests for salmonella pullorum.
     
  3. KDailey

    KDailey Crazy Cochin Lady

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    So if the birds have some sort of other disease like Coryza you can still be certified?

    Meaning NPIP birds can still have other sickness?
     
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Quote:There are a lot of other diseases they can have and that is why I think NPIP gives people a false sense of security.
     
  5. KDailey

    KDailey Crazy Cochin Lady

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    Quote:That's exactly what I was thinking...
     

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