GQF 1502 vs multiple HB 1588s?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Roward74023, Mar 14, 2017.

  1. Roward74023

    Roward74023 Out Of The Brooder

    I would like to eventually have a 1502 sportsman, but im curious as to the pros and cons of purchasing multiple HB 1588s instead (I suppose the pricing ratio would be around 1 1502 vs 4 1588s). Strictly for chicken incubation.

    Im not overly concerned about the number of total eggs that each could hold.

    Your ideas and opinions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
     
  2. PD-Riverman

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    No comparison between the two other than both will hatch eggs. If you are going to hatch eggs often and for sure a 100 or 200, being you are saying multiple 1588's, get the 1502. I have bought several good used GQF/Dickies in the $300 range. I never hatch in my cabinet incubators---I move the eggs to the hatcher. You can use a 1588 as a hatcher if you do not do big numbers. Get a cabinet---you will Love it.
     
  3. Roward74023

    Roward74023 Out Of The Brooder

    Thank you for your insight.
     

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