Jamesway is as focused on Duck Hatching as it is on Chicken
Valued Customer: Metzer Farms, California
Nestled in the foothills of the Coastal Mountain range of California is one of the most cheerful hatcheries imaginable, Metzer Farms. This family owned farm is a specialized breeder for waterfowl including 21 breeds of ducks and 16 breeds of geese supplied across North America and internationally. It is run by John Metzer and his son, Marc, and they are constantly exploring the best practices for cultivating happy and healthy stock.
In business since 1972 the farm sells day-old waterfowl to a diverse market which provides for the growing demand for ducks and geese. Their orders are as varied as their stock: some customers ordering thousands of ducklings for meat or egg production each week, others ordering as few as two for pets. The product range is equally colorful: Jumbo Pekin, White Crested, Blue Swedish, Welsh Harlequin, Chocolate Runner, French Toulouse, Super African, Khaki Campbell, to name a few.
In a recent interview with John Metzer we asked him about his decision to trust his incredible stock to Jamesway Incubators. He admitted that, though the quality of the machines was excellent, what really sold him on Jamesway was our depth of customer service and hatchery knowledge. “It was not just service on the machines, or attention to the unusual demands of our business, but also problem solving and advice on the best practices for the hatches. Outstanding customer service.” The unique demands of this farm included designing machines and set profiles to handle many different breeds and eggs sizes at the same time. In the end he says that the conversion from multi-stage machines from another manufacturer to single-stage Jamesway machines was an easy transition and the effort was rewarding with his hatch improving by over 10%.
We love being part of this operation and just look at the results!
For more about the Metzer Farm experience visit their website: www.metzerfarms.com
Note: Jamesway is fortunate to have 3 subject matter professionals on staff who are waterfowl experts. Ask us for more information on our Turkey, Duck and Goose machines. TG&G
It was not just service on the machines, or attention
to the unusual demands of our business, but also
problem solving and advice on the best practices
for the hatches. Outstanding customer service.