Question sanitizing egg method to improve incubator hatch rate

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Re: sanitizing egg method to improve incubator hatch rate

Post by Shnookie » Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:23 am

I bought some Brinsea egg disinfectant from Botkin, but I haven't used it yet.

https://cbotkin.ca/index.php/product/br ... ncentrate/
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Re: sanitizing egg method to improve incubator hatch rate

Post by poultry_admin » Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:08 pm

windwalkingwolf wrote:
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It's a patented method...does this mean that if we use it, we have to pay a royalty? roflmbo
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My answer is waaaay off topic, but I can talk to patents: For non commercial use, you can use ANY patent. That's the idea of a patent. Give a starting point for the next development so not everyone has to start re-inventing the wheel.
Royalties come in when money enters the equation.
Ok, :focus:
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Re: sanitizing egg method to improve incubator hatch rate

Post by windwalkingwolf » Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:02 pm

The Tylan dip thing...there are several studies that show a Tylosin "bath" (using a temperature differential to suck medication into the pores of the egg) is effective in reducing mycoplasma inside eggs, reducing embryo mortality, improving hatchability, and reducing transmission of the bacteria from egg to chick...but darned if I can find them in any form other than abstract. Maybe later today when I wake up a bit. :sFun_mornincoffee:
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Re: sanitizing egg method to improve incubator hatch rate

Post by Killerbunny » Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:10 pm

Those are the ones I have as pdfs Jan!
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Re: sanitizing egg method to improve incubator hatch rate

Post by Farrier1987 » Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:09 am

I would suspect that if you are hatching eggs on an industrial/commercial scale this is ok. They hatch more numbers and more viable go into the growing barns with a hundred thousand other growers at various stages, environmental and biological controls in place so when the truck comes to take a few thousand for processing, there are a few more ready at that time.

For small time backyard people like me, I am not for it. So my hen hatches seven instead of eight, I think the seven that made it are more vigorous and have a stronger immune system for it, and I want that for my flock. Or your incubator that holds 48, 45 make it instead of 47. I am not convinced that a gain in hatch rate of 2 or 3 percent as stated in the patent is worthwhile. Not for me anyway.
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Re: sanitizing egg method to improve incubator hatch rate

Post by Killerbunny » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:10 am

We used to expect losses of 5 - 10% in the pheasant and partridge eggs we hatched, those were room sized incubators!
When I hatch my turkeys in an incubator there is generally a time when they all burst out, any stragglers are marked for the freezer.
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