12.6.1610 NATIONAL POULTRY IMPROVEMENT PLAN
(1) All captive-reared game birds sold in Montana shall originate from a National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) certified flock.
(2) Game bird farm licensees who maintain a breeding flock over the winter to hatch out offspring for sale and potential release in Montana must be NPIP certified.
(3) Game bird farm licensees who do not maintain a breeding flock over the winter to hatch out offspring for sale must acquire their eggs or chicks from NPIP certified sources.
(4) NPIP certification is obtained through the Montana Department of Livestock.
History: 87-4-913, MCA; IMP, 87-4-906, 87-4-908, MCA; NEW, 2007 MAR p. 1025, Eff. 7/27/07; AMD, 2021 MAR p. 172, Eff. 2/13/21.