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Egg Processing / New Technologies
on January 2, 2020

Accelerated MRI technology could sex chicks in-ovo

Culling male embryos costs US the egg industry more than $440 million each year.

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans are typically used to create detailed images of organs and tissues in the body. The team at Orbem.ai, led by CEO and co-founder Pedro Gomez, believe they can use accelerated MRI technology to automatically scan and classify eggs without penetrating the shell.

Currently, a

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