Lifeway Solar Poultry Incubator

Lifeway solar

The incubator is designed as an automated or semi-automated system for hatching poultry eggs for people who are not connected to the main grid or experience power cuts.

Product description Brand name and product description

The lifeway solar poultry incubator is designed to hatch quail, chicken, turkey and goose eggs. The product is aimed to serve people who cannot access electricity or suffer from interruptions in power. It contains a fully automatic or semi-automatic heat control, and a cabinet made from fiber glass which supports effective incubation conditions for eggs.  The product is designed and manufactured by Lifeway Solar Devices Pvt. Ltd at Cochin, Kerala.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

India, Nigeria, Nepal, Afghanistan and  Zimbabwe

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

The product is distributed in India through the rural innovation fund, and by the UN in Zimbabwe  under the African Poverty Eradication program.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

112 – 350 USD (8000 Rs – 25000Rs) Converted on May 2019

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Main competitors include Neochicks,  Kanga incubators and E48 egg incubator

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 1: No poverty

Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Unemployed women in rural India

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