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New Sliding egg tray ( domestic egg incubator)

May 17, 2010

New sliding egg tray for domestic egg incubator to check the possibility of hatching performance of the domestic incubator under sliding tray mode.Also this provision is to hold more quantity of eggs in the tray. Let us see the results soon.

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Domestic egg incubator ( second trial )

May 17, 2010

  • Second batch of trial on the domestic egg incubator conducted from 10th March – 31st March 2010.
  • For the second trial we experimented with the batch strength of 68 eggs.

  • Out of 68 eggs( RIR) , 62 eggs got hatched on 20th day of the trial itself.
  • Net success rate of 91.2% was achieved during this trial. ( Industrial hatcheries best result would be 60-75%)
  • Out of unhatched 6 eggs , 5 were not develoed and one was underdeveloped.

  • Total energy consumed : 36 units ie . Rs 119 for the entire batch ( 21 days)

  • Chicks are healthy & active.

  • Next task is to design the system to maintain the parmeters using the solar.