Shout Out to D&M Farms!

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by ColbyNTX, May 4, 2011.

  1. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Songster

    May 2, 2009
    Woods, TX
    When I brought home my first pair of peafowl last month, yearling black shoulders, my 3 year old son was so happy. I took him over to their new pen to show him. He looked at them and said, "that's not the kind of peacock I was talking about". I laughed and said he wouldn't have his big feathers, as he calls them, until next year. Every day he asks, "does the peacock have his big feathers yet"? So, I called Doug at D&M and asked if he would be around Tuesday afternoon. I took my boy over and he got to see all his beautiful mature birds and they were really displaying and calling. He wanted a feather and Doug went into the house and brought him out some feathers. Now I have one happy little boy and Doug really made a friend. He wanted to put the feathers in his bed with him but mom talked him into putting them in a flower pot. He likes to take some out and show his big brother and sister his feathers and lets them know that they are his feathers! Thanks Doug.



  2. wannabchick

    wannabchick Songster

    Nov 27, 2010
    Northen Va
    What a great iam backing u up with another shout out to Doug..he has been so helpful to me too

    Wish I was closer....

    Thanks Doug for all u do

    And thanks fellow Texan for what u do here too in byc
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  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

    Aug 24, 2008
    Southern Ohio
    Yes Great person ......Makes my day too ....when you can light up a childs eyes with a few peacock feathers........i have never sold any , but have gave many thousands away.....the joy of sharing them means alot more than the money....

    Sure soom breeders at swap meets ,may not be happy with me, as they are set up selling a few, mine are there free.........Of all the years of raising peafowl, i have yet to take money for a single feather.

    Doug is one of the best for sharing info ,and etc. never one just out to make a fast buck off his birds........[​IMG] you rule Doug !!!!!!!

  5. SunBaked

    SunBaked Songster

    Apr 25, 2011
    [​IMG] I have to throw out a shoutout also. Doug has taken the time to answer several of my stupider questions so that I didn't have to bug everyone on the forum, much appreciated!

    Aww Colby, your little one sounds soo cute!
  6. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

    Jan 26, 2010
    Texas, Panhandle
    That is so sweet! [​IMG]
  7. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Crowing

    Apr 23, 2008
    Central Louisiana
    [​IMG] way to go! There's nothing better than making a kid light up!
    I already have a list of people who want feathers. I keep telling them it's going to be a couple more years, but I'll have some eventually for them!

  8. DMFarm

    DMFarm Songster

    Jan 4, 2010
    Winona Tx
    Thanks Colby it was good to meet your wife and son. When they start dropping there feathers this year you can have all you want I have alway gave them away. Right after you left the peachick hatch on out 4 more hatched today. I like to say thanks to all the new friends I have met on BYC.
  9. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Songster

    May 2, 2009
    Woods, TX
    Quote:Too bad we missed the hatch. I have a BS pipping right now and hope to have 8 more pips by morning!

  10. 6littlechickies

    6littlechickies Songster

    May 12, 2009
    Burton, OH
    Doug is the best and has wonderful info. I have gotten a couple of peas shipped in from Texas to Ohio and they all have arrived A-1 shape. Love the pictures at the website too, must be like a mini paradise there. [​IMG]

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