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AUTOMATIC EGG INJECTION MACHINE

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
4648
Program Year/Program:
1987 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
4648
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Embrex
1040 Swabia Court Durham, NC 27703
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1987
Title: AUTOMATIC EGG INJECTION MACHINE
Agency: USDA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $180,000.00
 

Abstract:

THE U.S. POULTRY INDUSTRY ADMINISTERS ABOUT 21 BILLION DOSE UNITS OF VACCINES YEARLY. THESE VACCINATIONS ARE GIVEN TO TO DAY-OLD BIRDS FOR SEVERAL VIRAL AND BACTERIAL DISEASES, AND SUBSEQUENT VACCINATIONS TO GROWING AND ADULT CHICKENS ANAND TURKEYS. ADDITIONALLY, 170 MILLION TURKEY EMBRYOS R RECEIVE ANTIBIOTIC TREATMENT. THE WORLDWIDE POULTRY DRUG VACCINE MARKET REPRESENTS OVER $500 MILLION PR YEAR, NOT INCLUDING PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT COSTS. THIS PROJECT IS TO DEVELOP A HIGH-SPEED, AUTOMATIC EGG INJECTION MACHINE WH WHICH WILL REPLACE A LARGE PORTION OF MANUAL VACCINATIONS AND DRUG TREATMENTS. RECENT TECHNOLOGY INDICATES THAT TYROID-RELEASING HORMONE AND OCRICOSTERONE GIVEN TO TURKEY EMBRYOS CAUSED INCREASED HATCHABILITY, GROWTH, AND FEED CONVERSION EFFICIENCY. AN AUTOMATIC EGG INJECTION MACHINE ISTHE FINAL STEP IN PROVIDING EMBRYONIC VACCINATION, ANTIBBIO TIC THERAPY, AND EFFICACIOUS HORMONAL TREATMENT OF POULTRY EMBRYOS.

Principal Investigator:


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Business Contact:

J. paul thaxton
Small Business Information at Submission:

Embrex, Inc.
401 Oberlin Rd Suite 205 Raleigh, NC 27605

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No