Woot!!! Guess who found a mistake on the Metzer Farms website?!?!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by treldib, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. treldib

    treldib Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed that the links for the Golden 300 and White Layer were not working properly and directed you to Chocolate Runners...I emailed John and this is his response:

    Date: Wednesday, August 4, 2010, 4:32 AM


    Thomas:

    You are correct. We overlooked those two breeds! I don’t know how but that is why we offered the Mistake Reward!

    Please send us your mailing address for the gift certificate.

    Thank you!

    John



    John Metzer

    Metzer Farms

    www.metzerfarms.com

    800-424-7755



    Shopping Spree time! What should I buy? I currently have a Golden 300, a Black Swede, a Cayuga, and a White layer. All females and all from Metzer.
     
  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    [​IMG] Good for you!
    I only have bantam ducks(so I'm partial to them), but you obviously like the larger ducks so get a Chocolate or Indian Runner-I think they're beautiful. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 4, 2010
  3. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    Congratulations on getting the gift certificate.
     
  4. treldib

    treldib Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks. I'm one of those weird people that think Runners are...un-attractive [​IMG]

    Quote:Thank you.
     
  5. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Congrats on your gift certificate!! [​IMG] Enjoy!!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    Good for you! I am sure it will save a few other people getting frustrated or confused when the links didnt work. And it was nice of them to give you the gift certificate.

    I found an even bigger mistake -but the particular hatchery involved - it wasnt an accident or oversight like with Metzers...One particular American Hatchery is using photos of an Australian bird to advertise one of its breeds available- without permission of the owner of the bird. Sad to think how many people may have ordered birds and been disappointed in what they received.

    I let the guy here in Australia know about it..He has obviously made contact with the hatchery and they now have a different cropped photo on display... My guess is another photo found on the internet and used without permission.
     
  7. Sweetfolly

    Sweetfolly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Was that, by any chance, www.efowl.com? I know of 3 BYC member's photos they were using (with the background cropped away) without permission too - and one of them wasn't even the correct color variety of what they were trying to sell! [​IMG]

    I make a point of checking that website every so often now - I have lots of pictures of my birds here on BYC, and I don't want them using MY pictures to sell their birds!

    Okay, sorry for the thread hijack, treldib. If I were you, I'd get some Buffs or Harlequins. [​IMG]
     
  8. Red Maple Farms

    Red Maple Farms Wish Granted

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  9. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    treldib, I was also thinking you might look at Welsh Harlequins, since runners do not appeal to you (more for me! [​IMG])
     
  10. MrChicken207

    MrChicken207 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Harlequins look nice.
     

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