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US20140202390 Bedding For Bird Coops  
Disclosed are synthetic structured mattresses for bird coop bedding. There is a slab/nesting pad made of a porous plastic foam. In one form the foam is suitable to permit liquid to readily drain...
US20110067633 VIBRATION MECHANISM FOR VERTICAL EGG ALIGNMENT PRIOR TO IN-OVO INJECTION  
An in-ovo egg injection machine generates and transmits vibration to an incubating egg tray to align the egg axes prior to injection. The mechanism can be used independently of the in-ovo egg...
US20140069336 SPECTROPHOTOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF EMBRYONIC CHICK FEATHER COLOR  
In one embodiment, a process and method of screening an avian embryo feather color (pre-hatching) and determining the sex of the avian embryo, based at least in part, on the feather color or the...
US20140158050 METHODS FOR CONTROLLING SEX OF OVIPAROUS EMBRYOS USING LIGHT SOURCES  
The sex of embryos in eggs is influenced or controlled through the application of light having selected wavelengths in order to promote the development of embryos of a selected sex. An incubating...
US20110126767 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR INCREASING THE HATCHABILITY OF HATCHERY EGGS  
The invention relates to a method for hatching of hatchery eggs comprising: (a) treating the egg shell surface with a coating composition comprising a coating agent, to form a coating on the...
US20120260858 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR INCREASING THE HATCHABILITY OF HATCHERY EGGS  
Provided is a method for the hatching of hatchery eggs including: (a) treating the egg shell surface with a coating composition including a coating agent, to form a coating on the surface of the...
US20150136030 Selective Embryonic Structure Targeting and Substance Delivery Device  
The present disclosure relates to a device for delivering substances to specific embryonic structures, including heart and blood vessels, within a developing avian egg. The disclosure also relates...
US20120186523 Swiftlets Farming for Production of Edible Bird's Nests  
An edible bird's nests production facility comprising of: a wholly man made artificial caves system and/or converted natural relief such as caves, valleys, cliffs forming the nesting habitat and...
US20070175398 Water treatment system for egg processing facility  
A system for treating water for subsequent consumption by animals. Illustratively, the system includes a wastewater treatment facility configured to treat wastewater effluent from an egg washer...
US20100307419 METHOD OF INJECTING A TREATMENT SUBSTANCE INTO EGGS AND THE CORRESPONDING INJECTION HEAD  
The present invention concerns an injection method for injecting a substance into eggs, and an injection head for implementing said method. The method generally includes piercing the shell and at...
US20130239896 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR TREATED FERTILIZED AVIAN EGGS  
The methods and compositions provide for increasing the productivity of quality hatchery eggs by applying a coating to the outer surface of the eggs. The liquid coating compositions and methods...
US20120304936 METHOD FOR ANALYZING AND/OR TREATING A FERTILIZED EGG, AND CORRESPONDING SYSTEM  
The present invention relates to a method for analyzing and/or treating a fertilized egg and a system able to implement said method. According to the invention, the method comprises a step of...
US20130319335 PROCESSING SYSTEM FOR TRANSFERRING EGGS, AND ASSOCIATED METHOD  
An egg transfer system is provided. Such an egg transfer system includes a controller configured to receive a classification signal indicative of an egg classification status for each of a...
US20050051103 Composition with multiple uses for poultry  
The present invention relates generally to the use of cysteamine or a cysteamine-containing composition for (I) increasing the yield and/or quality of eggs produced by fowls, (ii) preferentially...
US20050120964 System and method for washing eggs  
A system for washing a stream of eggs which are uniformly distributed on m feed rows of a transport device and assume well-defined positions thereon, comprising—a feeding section, having, at least...
US20120042829 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR FEEDING CHICKS DURING THE HATCHING PROCESS  
A method and a compartment within an incubator, capable of allowing chicks to feed during the hatching process without reducing hatchability or livability. Thanks to immediate post hatch...
US20120186524 DIFFERENTIAL ILLUMINATION TO SELECT EGG LAYING SITES  
Differential illumination systems and methods selectively provide light having different spectrums in an aviary system for housing animals located within an enclosure, and in the enclosure. A...
US20090165723 METHODS OF PRODUCING AVIAN EGGS AND BIRDS OF SPECIFIED GERM-FREE STATUS  
The invention provides an improved method of rearing a bird of specified germ-free status. Specifically, the present invention is directed to a method for increasing the hatchability and viability...
US20150237835 EGG TRAY ADVANCEMENT SYSTEM FOR AN IN OVO INJECTION APPARATUS, AND ASSOCIATED METHOD  
An advancement system for an in ovo injection apparatus is provided. Such an advancement system is configured to advance an egg carrier carrying a plurality of avian eggs to an injection assembly....
US20130239895 EGG TRAY ADVANCEMENT SYSTEM FOR AN IN OVO INJECTION APPARATUS, AND ASSOCIATED METHOD  
An advancement system for an in ovo injection apparatus is provided. Such an advancement system is configured to advance an egg carrier carrying a plurality of avian eggs to an injection assembly....
US20120222621 Automated egg injection machine and method  
A pneumatically operated egg injection machine includes a sealed frame structure with a pair of in line parallel tracks through an injection section and a transfer section in series. An injection...
US20070017447 Avian eggshell membrane polypeptide extraction via fermentation process  
A method of extracting a polypeptide from avian eggshell membranes. The method includes fermenting the avian eggshell membranes in a fermentation process, harvesting a fermented product, and...
US20080289578 Methods for Rapidly and Accurately Locating Avian Egg Blastoderms  
Methods of non-invasively locating blastoderms within avian eggs are provided. An opening is formed in the shell of an egg at a location under which a blastoderm is positioned based on the...
US20150096497 PERISTALTIC PUMP ASSEMBLY FOR SELECTIVE IN OVO INJECTION, AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEM AND METHOD  
An in ovo injection apparatus is provided. Such an in ovo injection apparatus includes an injection assembly having a plurality of injection devices, each injection device being configured to...
US20110253050 EGGSHELL DISINFECTANT SYSTEM  
This invention is a new disinfecting and immunizing system for fertilized and unfertilized avian eggs that, by manipulating the ambient air pressure, creates an environment that causes the pores...
US20100192859 Egg Vaccination Apparatus  
An automatic egg injection machine comprises a separate injector support grid and injector locking device. The injector locking device is attached to the body of the egg injection machine to...
US20070215050 Systems and methods for sanitizing egg processing equipment  
Systems and methods for processing sets of eggs with improved sanitation treatment are provided. A method includes obtaining information about a set of eggs to be processed in ovo, and/or...
US20100139567 INJECTOR FOR INJECTING A SUBSTANCE INTO EGGS  
An injector for injecting at least one substance into eggs, comprising an injection body that can be moved between a raised position and an injection position, and equipped with an injection...
US20060196428 Method for improving chick hatchability  
The present invention provides a method for improving the hatchability of avian eggs which are vaccinated or otherwise injected in-ovo, especially in automated egg injection machines. The method...
US20130269617 OPTIMIZING EGG PRODUCTION CHARACTERISTICS VIA SEAWATER MINERALIZATION  
Aspects for utilizing a seawater fluid to optimize egg-production characteristics are disclosed. In one aspect, a method is provided, which includes identifying a desired optimization, determining...
US20100186674 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR TREATING FERTILIZED AVIAN EGGS  
The methods and compositions provide for increasing the productivity of quality hatchery eggs by applying a coating to the outer surface of the eggs. The liquid coating compositions and methods...
US20130213303 METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE POSITION OF A NEEDLE FOR INJECTING AND/OR SAMPLING IN AN EGG AND CORRESPONDING SYSTEM  
Disclosed herein is a method for positioning a tip of a needle for injection into and/or removal from an egg. The method includes steps of: measuring at least one electrical parameter...
US20050132964 Method and device for injecting at least one product in an egg for treating the embryo  
Method and device for injecting at least one product in an egg for treating the embryo. The method includes perforating a shell and an outer shell membrane on a large end of the egg, and injecting...
US20090151640 Poultry selection method to improve the egg production rate  
The present invention discloses a poultry selection method to improve the egg production rate, the method comprises steps of collecting protein samples and egg productivity information of multiple...
US20090126636 Combined punch and needle for automated egg injection machines  
An improved needle design is cut diagonally from two sides to form a sharpened cutting edge, rather than a point. The needle has an external diameter and wall thickness sufficient to provide the...
US20130291799 SUBSTANCE-DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR AN EGG INJECTION DEVICE  
A distribution system for distributing dosed amounts of a treatment substance to a plurality of injectors of an egg injection device, and to an injection device equipped with such a distribution...
US20120017835 SUBSTANCE-DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR AN EGG INJECTION DEVICE  
A distribution system for distributing dosed amounts of a treatment substance to a plurality of injectors of an egg injection device, and to an injection device equipped with such a distribution...
US20140261189 AUTOMATED MONITORING OF COMPLIANCE IN AN EGG FARM BASED ON EGG COUNTS  
Techniques for automatically monitoring and analyzing compliance of an egg farm based, at least in part, on egg count data. Sensors are configured to collect various data, including egg count...
US20090183685 In-ovo injection machine with transversely movable egg tray assembly for manual egg transfer after injection  
An in-ovo egg injection machine has a transversely or laterally movable supporting structure which is mounted beneath and adjacent the injector assembly and enables the operator to move egg trays...
US20100180821 Device With Drivable Means For Injecting A Fluid Substance Into An Egg And Equipment Including Same  
The invention relates to a device for injecting at least one fluid substance into an egg, of the type that comprises an injector body equipped with a protruding piercing needle for injecting said...
US20140014040 FLUID DELIVERY SYSTEM, AND ASSOCIATED APPARATUS AND METHOD  
A fluid delivery system for an in ovo injection apparatus is provided. Such a fluid delivery system includes a plurality of fluid pumps each having a select valve, a diaphragm valve, and an outlet...
US20130104805 INDEXING SYSTEM FOR AN IN OVO INJECTION APPARATUS, AND ASSOCIATED METHOD  
An indexing system for an in ovo injection apparatus is provided. Such an indexing system provides a positioning scheme for an egg carrier carrying a plurality of avian eggs to an injection...
US20060156989 Methods and apparatus for detecting the presence of eggs in an egg flat  
Methods and apparatus for accurately and reliably detecting the presence of eggs within pockets of an egg flat are provided. An in ovo injection apparatus includes a plurality of injection devices...
US20150075433 METHOD FOR THE TREATING OF PRODUCTS SUCH AS EGGS TO BE HATCHED WITH A CONDITIONED GAS STREAM, AND CLIMATE CHAMBER FOR CARRYING OUT THE METHOD  
A climate chamber for the treating of products with a conditioned gas stream includes a substantially closed compartment having two opposing lateral walls provided with one or more passages; a...
US20090000554 Methods and apparatus for delivering multiple substances in ovo  
In ovo injection methods and apparatus are provided wherein multiple substances, particularly incompatible substances such as oil-based and aqueous-based substances, can be injected without...
US20070044721 In ovo injection delivery device with integrated pump and injection needle  
In ovo injection delivery devices include a housing; an extendable and retractable injection needle movably disposed within the housing, wherein the needle is configured to deliver a predetermined...
US20170142940 PHOTON MODULATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR STIMULATION OF A DESIRED RESPONSE IN BIRDS  
Embodiments described herein provide systems and methods for stimulating a desired response, such as ovulation and egg laying, fertility, hunger, growth, mood and sexual maturity in birds or ayes,...
US20170135322 A BIOCONTROL COMBINATION AND METHOD FOR IMPROVING QUALITY OF SHELLED EGGS  
Provided is a biocontrol combination and method for improving quality of a shelled egg, for example, by reducing pathogen contamination. The combination may include at least one first component...
US20170118962 FLUID AGITATION SYSTEM OF AN IN OVO INJECTION APPARATUS, AND ASSOCIATED METHOD  
A fluid delivery system implemented within an in ovo injection apparatus is disclosed. The fluid delivery system includes a fluid agitation system having a plurality of pump assemblies each in...
US20170071168 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROMOTING BIOLOGICAL RESPONSES IN INCUBATED EGGS  
A system and method to promote biological responses within incubated eggs using lighting devices within an incubation chamber. A light supporting device is installed within the incubation chamber...

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