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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by secuono, Oct 10, 2010.

  1. secuono

    secuono Songster

    May 29, 2010
    Found this online, includes shipping, it say's. Has a turner & moves air, I always find these for about +180-200+, but with out the shipping, that adds $25-35.

    So, is this real? I want one, anyone else?
    http://www.welphatchery.com/otr prdcts/incubator.asp

  2. emys

    emys Songster

    Nov 19, 2008
    Yes, I'm pretty sure it is true. It may not be the same model number you have been pricing is all.
  3. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    That looks like a Hovabator 1583 which does not have a pre set thermostat. I went with a 1588 which does have a pre set thermostat and was really easy to use.

    I got mine from Cutler supply and it was about $178. including auto turner and shipping.
  4. GothChick

    GothChick Songster

    Sep 5, 2010
    Hi I am looking for another incubator as well and saw this post. Secuono- on the site it lists the incubator and then says w/ and a number. Does that mean you get both for that price? Or is it just saying that's the shipping if you bought 2 incubators? I'm confused.
  5. @ Gothchick the w/ number is most likely the egg turner for Hovabator 1611 or the 1610 for quail eggs. Hope this helps!
  6. secuono

    secuono Songster

    May 29, 2010
    So, it's a good one? It has to be better than the others I hear about or can find in stores that people say nasty things about all the time.
  7. jenlynn4

    jenlynn4 Songster

    Jan 12, 2007
    The one in the pic does not have the auto turner in it???

  8. tls_ranch

    tls_ranch Stares at Chickens

    If you want to get a foam type incubator, the Genesis 1588 hovobator with the pre-set thermostat is much better than the "wafer" type. Mine holds very consistant temp.
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2010

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