Anyone know anything about the old Wards incubators?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by NancyDz, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. NancyDz

    NancyDz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2008
    Dutch Flat, CA
    Are they worth anything? It's electric and still works, it's redwood, It's not a tall cabinet but more of a box on legs. Neat looking but not sure if I should get it.

    Are they good bators? SHe said a hovobator turner would fit in it.

  2. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    i hear they last a lifetime. pictures? are you selling it?
  3. NancyDz

    NancyDz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2008
    Dutch Flat, CA
    No I'm considering buying one. [​IMG]
  4. HappyHatch'en

    HappyHatch'en Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2009
    From the research I have done on my Leahy Model 1200....Redwood was used exclusively for incubators back 35+ yrs. Redwood held the humidity and heat very well. Their is a commercial peafowl breeder....Legg Peafowl farms, who uses the Leahy exclusively because he gets a better hatch rate. I believe Leahy made Sears, who made Wards I don't know. Call Don @ Sunny Creek Farms Red Lake Falls, MN 218-253-2291 I'm going to restore/rebuild mine and perhaps put it on the market after I have one big hatch with it. My Leahy will manual turn 80 eggs at a time and yes-2 egg turner would fit in the tray.
    These units are great incubators....Cadillac of the Past!

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