Indiana defines poultry as: chickens, turkeys, ostriches, emus, rheas, cassowaries, waterfowl (domesticated fowl that normally swim, such as ducks, geese and swans), game birds (domesticated fowl such as pheasants, pea fowl, partridge, quail, grouse, and guineas).
Wild birds include feeder birds and wild waterfowl (fowl that normally swim such as ducks and geese). Information about wild migratory birds is available at: www.in.gov/boah/species-information/avianbirds/wild-birds/
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources monitors the health of wild bird populations throughout the state. For Information on wild birds, visit the DNR website at: www.in.gov/dnr/fish-and-wildlife/
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National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP)
Indiana State Poultry Association (ISPA) is the designated official state agency to cooperate with the United States Department of Agriculture and Board of Animal Health in administering the National Poultry Improvement Plan.