Incubator, not chicken to produce babies from eggs – 200 crore eggs eaten in Gujarat
Dilip Patel, 14 May 2022
The problem of hatching eggs has been around for many years. Which has now been prepared by Mini Incubator. Eggs can be easily removed from the eggs by keeping them in a mini-incubator at the specified temperature. It does not require chicken, duck, pheasant.
The ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has developed a mini incubator-cum-hatcher with a capacity of 240 eggs. 1000 poultry farmers have produced 25000 chicks from eggs in two years.
Domestic poultry meat is getting Rs 450-500 per kg, eggs for Rs 18, chicks for Rs 50-70. The auto timer is increased to the set temperature.
There are 2954 Boiler Farms, 385 Layer Farms, 26 Petri, 64 Service Centers in Gujarat. There are 71 crore chickens. Shows an increase of 45% as compared to 2012. An improved hen lays an average of 303 eggs. The native hen lays 148 eggs in a year. Hens lay maximum number of eggs in Valsad district.
The poultry factory produces 169 crore eggs and 236.2 million inch indigenous chickens and 193 crore hens in a year. Looking at the number of domestic eggs, a total of 300 crore eggs were eaten every year in Gujarat.
Egg consumption has increased by 4% in Gujarat. Gujarat ranks 15th in eating eggs. The new mini incubator could work for all of them.