Automated Vaccination of Broiler Chicken Flocks

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$132,448.00
Award Year:
2009
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
2009-01058
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
LONG BRANCH COMPANY INC
1014 INDUSTRIAL ACCESS RD, West Point, MS, 39773
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
120914320
Principal Investigator:
Edward Todd
President
(662) 494-3488
etodd@cpjvaccinator.com
Business Contact:
Edward Todd
President
(662) 494-3488
etodd@cpjvaccinator.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
Situation or Problem: In 2007 an estimated 9.1 billion broiler chickens were produced in the United States. Improvements in vaccination uniformity and reductions in labor necessary for vaccination would greatly benefit the broiler industry. Current methods of field vaccination of broiler chickens in the field include administration via drinking water and spray application. The effectiveness of both methods is limited by non-uniform application and spray application is also labor intensive.

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