Improving sustainability, profitability and reputation, Adaptive Eggs identifies "male eggs" when they are laid avoiding the costly and undesirable culling practices in the egg laying industry.

Mark Tizzard, Caitlin Cooper and Chares Lindall from the Select-Eggz team  ©CSIRO, Tony Newby

The incentive to adopt Adaptive Eggs breakthrough technology comes from the simultaneous elimination of economic losses associated with the incubation, hatch and cull of day old male layer birds and the potential conversion of this waste stream into novel value-added bio-products (e.g. enhanced eggs for human influenza vaccine production).

Lead Institute

CSIRO Health & Biosecurity

Team members

Mark Tizard
Caitlin Cooper
Charles Lindall

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