Who here is NPIP certified?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by cjeanean, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    Hey everyone: I'm looking for some standard size mutts to try my hand at incubating, and I'm wondering who on here would have some that are NPIP certified? I don't care what the mixes are (other than polish mixes, I don't really like the polish) just so long as I won't get bantam eggs from them when they start laying. I want regular size egg layers. I already talked to chilling in muscadine about some, and she has a few breed combos that I might like, but for the sake of equality I'd like to hear what other people have as well. I'm especially interested in buff orp/barred rock crosses, I think those are pretty. Anyways, hit me back if you might have something for me!

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 14, 2008
    Why would you need them to be NPIP Certified?
  3. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

    Jan 26, 2007
    Mountains of NC
    Mine are, but I'm getting no eggs right now from either pen. Hopefully that will change once I get some birds moved around.

    I'm a little confused with you wanting npip birds and being against nais, though. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 21, 2008
  4. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    NPIP is a program that has been working and working well for a very long time. NPIP is actually doing what it's designed to do: helping to prevent the spread of poultry disease. NAIS is a completely different story, and although I know there's a good chance that NAIS and NPIP will end up together I'm gonna stand up for the program that works and that I hope to remain in place WITHOUT NAIS.....
  5. kryptoniteqhs

    kryptoniteqhs Rosecomb Rich

    Nov 14, 2008
    Perris, CA
    I am and I have eggs from a mixed flock. Delaware roo over RIR and Red Sexlink hens....PM if interested. [​IMG]
  6. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

    Jan 4, 2009
    Claremore, OK
    Mine are NPIP certified. Langshan x Cochin or Barred Rock or Light Brahma x Australorp x Langshan...

    The Langshan is the only one breeding...LOL...so you KNOW he's the father! [​IMG] Question is...who is the mother? LOL
  7. DawnSuiter

    DawnSuiter Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm NPIP Certified as of 2/27/09
    and have Blue's Mystery Chick eggs available
    check them out: https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=137737

    are Blue Orpington over black orps & black australorps as well as buff orps and gold and silver lace wyandottes.

    I'm still starting out... but I've sent off 2 dozen eggs so far, both made it intact... I'll have more of these eggs for a week until we switch the pens around.
  8. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

    Jan 15, 2009
    My Coop
    Mine are NPIP certified but I do not cross breed any of my birds. They are all pure breeds.
  9. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

    Jan 4, 2009
    Claremore, OK
    Most of mine are purebreeds...they're just housed together! [​IMG]
  10. Promiselandfarm

    Promiselandfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    We are
    ...and actually in the state of Tennessee to sell eggs or chickens legally you are supposed to NPIP certified purebred or not
    I someone turns you in being nasty you could get into big trouble and could cost you more than the $25 to have your flocks tested. Here in our area the vet is very nice and very professional.
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2009

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