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Start Date: 11/2009

End Date: 12/2014

    Pullets, Live


    Customers must issue an internal purchase order and reference CPA Contract No. 040-M1 to be eligible for Contract pricing.

    For State Agencies: Use Purchase Category Code C

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    The Contractor agrees not to ship any materials until issuance of a Purchase Order by the State Agency, Higher Education or Cooperative member.



    Payee ID No.: 14314929523
    Mansfield Pullet Co., Inc.
    29421 State Highway 38
    Marshfield MO
    Contact: Bill Shreck
    Phone: 417-468-5685

  5. INITIAL TERM OF CONTRACT: NOVEMBER 18, 2009 through DECEMBER 31, 2010
    Renewal Term: January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011
    Renewal Term: January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012
    Renewal Term: January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013
    Renewal Term: January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014

  6. Requirements for Pullets:

    1. Must be 17 weeks old of a nationally recognized egg production type strain.
    2. Must be healthy, vigorous and free from all abnormalities and disease symptoms.
    3. Free from worms and external parasites
    4. Pullets imported to Texas cannot be vaccinated with laryngotracheitis chick embryo origin vaccine; however, modified tissue culture strains are acceptable.
    5. Required Vaccinations and timelines:
      Age Vaccine
      1 day Mareks
      1-3 weeks Newcastle B1 Type strain
      Bronchitis (Massachusetts and Connecticut Strain)
      Gumboro (Infectious Bursal Disease)
      5-7 weeks Newcastle (LaSota Strain)
      Bronchitis (Holland and Arkansas strain)
      Salmonella enteritis
      8-12 weeks Fowl Pox (Wing Stab method)
      1-14 weeks Avian Encephalomyelitis
    6. Standard measurements:
      1. Body weight of the pullets should have a target weight of 2.50 lbs. This weight is a target weight and the entire flock must fall within a range of 2.13 lbs. through 2.88 lbs. or 75 percent of birds must fall within a 15 percent breed target weight.
      2. The shank measurements for these pullets should have a target length of 103mm. The acceptable range for shank length is 10 percent of breed target length. 90 percent of flock must fall within this range.
      3. Beak trimmed in an acceptable manner as follows:
        1. Upper beaks should be trimmed 1/4 inches from the nostrils.
        2. Lower beaks should be trimmed to the same length as the upper beaks not 1/4 inches longer than the upper beak.
  7. SUBSTITUTIONS: During the Contract term, the Contractor shall not substitute a product or brand unless the Contractor has obtained prior written approval from the CPA Contract Manager in coordination with the Customer. The Contractor must have written confirmation from the CPA Contract Manager of the substitution before making delivery.

  8. CPA CONTRACT MANAGEMENT: Questions regarding contract management issues, price changes, amendments or other post-award concerns should be directed to:

    TPASS Contract Management Office (TCMO)
    Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA)
    Fax: (512) 936-0040

  9. TPASS CONTACT: Questions concerning technical specifications should be directed to:

    Melissa McIlroy, CTCM, CTPM
    Texas Procurement and Support Services
    Phone: (512) 463-3174

  10. ADDING NEW PRODUCTS TO THE CONTRACT: Following the contract award, additional products of the same general category that could have been encompassed in the award of this contract, and that are not already on the contract, may be added. Customers are encouraged to request additional items by contacting the TPASS contract manager.


    The Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA) administers a vendor performance program for use by all ordering entities per Texas Government Code, Title 10, Subtitle D, Section 2155.077. The Vendor Performance and Debarment Program relies on the ordering entity's participation in gathering information on vendor performance. Ordering Entities shall report vendor performance on purchases over $25,000 from contracts administered by the commission or any other purchase over $25,000 made through delegated authority granted by CPA (TAC 20.108). Agencies are additionally encouraged to report vendor performance on purchases under $25,000.

    Vendor Performance shall be reported through the CPA VENDOR PERFORMANCE TRACKING SYSTEM.

    The purpose of the Vendor Performance Tracking System is to:

    • Identify vendors that have exceptional performance.
    • Aid purchasers in making a best value determination based on vendor past performance.
    • Protect the state from vendors with unethical business practices.
    • Provide performance scores in four measurable categories for the CMBL vendors.
    • Track vendor performance for delegated and exempt purchases.
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