Monthly Archives: September 2010

Getting Medications Approved For Use in Gamebirds

There are lots of medications approved for “major species” of animals like chickens or turkeys or ducks.  There is much negative publicity about the use of drugs in treating animal disease – but in reality most farmers are very conservative about using drugs to treat their animals. At our farm, we are in the position […]

Our Export Business

Our export business has been good over the years. Even 50 years ago my father was exporting pheasants – in 1966 when I was 11 years old we visited a customer of my father’s in Italy (his name was Enzo Berner). We have good success exporting pheasants to Canada – when the Canadian dollar was […]

Making the Inc. 5000 list

The page from Inc. 500 magazine about our farm! I am very happy that our farm made the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing and best companies in the U.S.   We have able to keep our product moving even in the tight ecomony.  We are in the midst of a push to get our […]

Our problem children – March hatched pheasants

Our March hatch pheasants are giving us quite a time.  We have always known that pheasants hatched in March are old enough while the days are still getting longer (up until June 20th) that for some of them, their bodies are physiologically old enough to begin producing sexual hormones. In other words, March birds begin […]