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Satisfied Customers of Winding Woods Ranch

We always enjoy "staying-in-touch" and receiving updates and feedback from our customers.
We have placed a few here for you to enjoy.
Hopefully, one day soon we will be displaying yours here also.
Daniel & Teresa


From: The Domino Family
Sent: Sun, 13 Nov 2011
To: Winding Woods Ranch
Subject: Hi!

Hi Teresa, and Daniel,

Wow, where do I begin. First, I should start with a huge Thank You. Not in a million years could I have imagined that any bird could possibly be like the one we have purchased from you. As we all knew, in the beginning of this process I was not very excited about getting a bird. As the birds we have have had in the past were always someones problem bird. I was fed up with problems like biting, and screaming and all the things that makes being a bird owner almost unbearable.

Then it happened. My husband found the both of you.. You waited patiently for me to come around, and you encouraged and taught us many things. My husband has waited "many years" to be able to have a bird like this and every second was worth the wait. Our new family member named "Marrco", is simply the sweetest most loving bird we have ever seen. It has only been a few short days and we absolutely love him. Not just one of us, but everyone in our family. Even "Edgrr" our bull-dog. Marrco is learning his name, giving kisses, and even trying to mimic different sounds that we make. He cuddles with Jerry then scoots across the couch to visit me.

Thanks to the both of you for taking the time to raise such amazing animals. You truly have a gift and thank you for sharing that special gift with our family. We will forever be grateful. We are hoping that Marrco continues learning and growing the way he would if he were to live with you. I don't know if their personalities change as the become mature birds but the truth is.. I hope not... We love him just the way he is...

Thanks again for all you kindness and we WILL recommend you to everyone that will listen!!

Talk to you soon,

God Bless, The Domino Family



From: Debbie Seames
Sent: Fri, 21 Oct 2011
To: Winding Woods Ranch
Subject: Tess

Teresa and Daniel, Matthew and Christina,

Thank you all for the time you put into this wonderful bird - it showed within the first few minutes!!!!!

Tess is of course beautiful, and she is the sweetest Blue and Gold I have ever come across. We got her home about 5pm and she went with the flow of the house immediately!! We took her out of the carrier - with 2 cats awaiting to see what was to come out! Tess could have cared less of the cats and the cats looked at her and then in the carrier as to say "thats it?" The only problem I see with Tess and the one cat is that he has tried to rub up against her and tipped her off balance!

She had a little to eat, sat on my lap and got a lot of attention before the dogs came in. We brought one in at a time - Tess once again could have cared less! The dogs have decided this bird is O K - as they pick up all the food she dropped and loved this new way of eating!

So like I said she has eaten a little, and pooped once got lots of love before ever seeing her new night time cage. She is so tired ...... but its early still so she went up for a nap and then more lovin in an hour or so!!!!

If she has been stressed out at all.........she hides it very well!!!! No panic in body motion or voice. She gives kisses and is just a sweetie. I don't work tomorrow so we will have a me and Bird day! She is so sweet - and that comes only from the care and attention that she received by each and everyone of you.

My Deepest thanks, I knew you were the right breeders to buy from. I took pictures with my camera when we took her out and with the cats and us but when I transferred them out of the camera to online I lost them :( But I am sure more will be in the future and I will send them to you.

Hope next year I can add a Wally for her to befriend. The cage is big enough! Love you all for the great things you do for the birds, and the wonderful people you are! Emails are not going to stop just because Tess is home!!!!!!

Take care - have a wonderful weekend.......I know I will!!!!
Deb in Wisconsin



From: Jill Wise
Sent: Monday, June 27, 2011 8:30 AM
To: Winding Woods Ranch
Subject: THANKS!

I've watched the video & had Ray outside with the harness & the anklets. I'm so clumsy working with them but hopefully that will improve. Your son is so sweet & such a great ability of animal handling! I have several grandkids but only one with that innate quality around small animals. I'm impressed with your video performance - I spent the greatest part of a year attempting to video clinical procedures for Purdue's distant vet tech degree - a nightmare!! At best, mine were full of cuts/redos and unexpected background noises. There weren't any noticable cuts and only once did I hear a train in the background. I never thought about those things until they ruined my videos repeatedly. It gives one a new respect for finished products like yours. You explained the "thinking" side of the brain clearly - it really makes sense when I stand back and watch my bird. It's amazing that my bird went from sitting in a nest to full flight in a matter of days!! He flies across the room & lands on me with the grace of a pro.

I forgot to mention that the "diet" segment was great - I made a list of suggested foods and plan to shop today. I've started saving paper towel rolls too :) I want to make an outside aviary like the one in your video - the shelf & cut-outs for bowls are great ideas for comfort & convenience. It's a good bonding time when you can go into the bird's space and spend time, like you demonstrated. Your story about "catching" a crow as a kid was something I remember doing. When I was 10, there would be crows trolling our garden and I tried so hard to make a trap to catch one without success. When I found baby "black" birds, I raised them with great anticipation of rearing a crow, until it matured into a grackle. The next spring I located a nest and nagged my dad unrelentingly til he helped me get that crow. She was ~2 wks old and how she survived, I'll never know - the best animal companion I've ever known. She followed me on bike rides, waited for my bus - filled my life with devotion. My mom hauled her off after 2 years because my crow pooped on the laundry hanging on the line. My neighbor told me how sad he was to lose my crow because he had planted extra corn & tomato plants because my crow pulled up all his plants the previous year. Awesome neighbor - mean mother... This raven brings back the simple corvid pleasures I dearly remember! Thanks for sharing your childhood story - it rekindled my own!

Thanks for the great video and I look forward to more !!



From: Debra Mathews
Sent: Monday, June 07, 2010 8:57 PM
To: Winding Woods Ranch
Subject: Charlie

Just wanted to write you a quick email to let you know that our new baby is doing great!  We've named him Charlie.  He seems to be adjusting to life with the Mathews family and in South Texas well.  He's very gentle and seems to be very comfortable with all of us, including our other pets.  I'm very pleased with him and just wanted to say thank you for raising such a remarkable baby.  We couldn't be more pleased with him.


Charlie 03Charlie 01Charlie 02




From: Midnight Iguana Tattoo
Sent: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 2:32 PM
To: Winding Woods Ranch
Subject: Midnight iguana tattoo macaw

Hi Teresa.  Just letting you know how the little Macaw is doing.
We renamed him "Turbo" since he plays nonstop.
We have 3 macaws now and he loves playing with them all.
He is the most cuddly of the bunch he lives with, and loves to be held and scratched all over.
And he talks up a storm! He talks all day to customers. He has about a 15
word vacabulary and picks up words easier than any macaw you have seen.
He sits out of his cage all day with my 2 other macaws and plays and talks.
We really love him ( or her? )! It is so funny when he pins his eyes and hoots at the customers and says " What cha doin?" 
He has almost learned to say "Get a Tattoo!"
He let's me file his beak and nails with no problem now.
He is just a great bird.  Hope you guys are doing well.

Take care, Ron & Alison



From: SHANE Selman
Sent: Saturday, February 20, 2010 8:37 PM
To: dan walters

Hello from the Selman family. Lola is doing well and has taken to our family and is just an awsome bird. She loves to play and she runs round the house. We played one of your videos and she started dancing when she heard you. It was great. I will be posting a video on your "youtube" soon so others can see what great birds you have to sell. Thank you so much for everything you have done for us. I would not change this experience for anything in the world! You were just great and more pics of her to come.............

Shane Selman and Family



From: Chris Daub
Sent: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 5:54 PM
To: Winding Woods Ranch
Subject: Re: Videos sent via ArcSoft MediaImpression for Kodak

I just wanted to email you and let you know that Goldwing is doing really good. We took him to the avian vet today to have his weight checked and make sure that he was not still stressed out. They said that he looked really good.
The vet actually said that whoever we got him from did an excellent job with him because he is the healthiest, best looking baby macaw that she has seen in a long time.
He did lose a little weight. He weighs 836 grams. She also said that his feathers, beak, and nails look really good. She even checked his poop and said that he was completely normal.
I was wanting to ask you if you or your wife has facebook? I have posted alot of pictures on my profile there.

Thank You,
Chris and Carrie



From: YouTube Service [mailto:service@youtube.com]
Sent: Thursday, February 04, 2010 9:53 PM
To: TeresaWalthers
Subject: Comment posted on "Hand Fed Baby Blue & Gold Macaws for Sale"

sammiesmama has made a comment on Hand Fed Baby Blue & Gold Macaws for Sale:

We are so happy with "Diego" & working with Daniel was so great! I would recommend any of his birds to anyone wanting a great bird.