(1) To qualify under the plan, a
participating flock must meet the pullorum-typhoid classification of the
hatchery or dealer to which it is supply hatching eggs.
(2) A Ga. U. S. Approved flock shall be any
affiliated flock that is participating in the National Poultry Improvement Plan
or the National Turkey Improvement Plan through an agreement with a Ga. U. S.
Approved hatchery or dealer, and is acceptable to the official state agency.
Such flocks shall meet the selection requirements of constitutional vigor,
absence of serious physical deformities, and display characteristics for meat
and/or egg production. In pure-bred flocks the selection shall be consistent
with the characteristics of the breed. In cross-bred or cross-mated flocks for
broiler chicks, a reasonable tolerance for physical disqualifications, color
variation, and defects not seriously interfering with the value for broiler
production, may be allowed.
Only one breed, cross-breed, or variety of male and one breed, cross-breed, or
variety of female, shall be mated in a Ga. U. S. Approved Flock.
(4) A flock owner wishing to supply hatching
eggs to more than one hatchery and/or hatching egg dealer from the same farm or
farms, must first qualify as a hatching egg dealer.