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California Hatchery

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by yoie, Feb 3, 2012.

  1. yoie

    yoie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Has anyone ordered from them before? I have searched on here and haven't found much about them [​IMG]. They seem similar to My Pet Chicken, where they drop ship but they have chickens, ducks, turkeys, and geese.
     
  2. pawtraitart

    pawtraitart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are seriously over priced IMHO.
     
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  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    2x


     
  4. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    They are also thieves. They are using photos of my Welsh Harlequin ducks without my permission. The really funny thing is the two hens featured are poor examples of what a Welsh Harlequin should look like. I do not use Wendy (the darker hen) for breeding. The other hen was eaten by a hawk, but I wouldn't have used her for breeding either. Both of them came from Metzer.

    The other photo of mine is of a young drake from HOLDERREADS! He was a good breeder and a gorgeous boy when he feathered out, but he was NOT any of THEIR breeding stock.

    I was going to call them and chew them out, but they don't even have a phone number. I emailed them giving them my stock photo rates and told them to pay up or take the photos down.

    http://img210.imageshack.us/img210/5151/picture4zr.png

    The only image not mine is the one with the white background. That one looks suspiciously like one from a different hatchery I saw last year. Can't remember which one though.
     
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2012
  5. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Just got a reply from the company... "We have removed all welsh harlequin photos that were not exclusively owned by us. If you have any welsh harlequin photos of the duck on a white background image we would consider purchasing them for $25. "

    My photos are down and I am satisfied.
     
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  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    $25 dollars, are you kidding me? Maybe around a 100 ducklings would pay for the photos LOL!
     
  7. shadow rabbit10

    shadow rabbit10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Their photos are all wrong. They were using a picture of two Sebrights to show Quail Antwerp Belgians! They are also crazy expensive![​IMG]
     
  8. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    If you were really a breeder selling quality ducks, why would you settle for stock photography of someone's random ducks?

    Something seriously wrong here.
     
  9. brewmonkey

    brewmonkey Out Of The Brooder

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    I just came across them as well and was wondering about the same thing.
    Thanks for the input, I am not liking the fact that there is no address or phone number it makes me a little nervous.
    I wonder if anyone has had positive experience with them.
     
  10. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had spoken to them by email a few times and they were very short with me, I had asked about a contact number and they said they were in the middle of changeing there number and don't have one at this time. I got a weird feeling so i didn't order from them.
     

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