Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Last Bird

Our mature bird shipping season finally has come to an end. The last shipment went out last Friday and the guys were good enough to snap a picture of the last bird that was shipped for the season. For the season, we shipped 301,344 live pheasants (i.e. this isn’t counting pheasants that go to the […]

Ready For This Nasty Weather To Be Over

Our breeder flocks are at full production and we have 10,000+ seven week old pheasants ready to go into pens and it snowed. This week the weather stinks. The rain and snow and cold and wind have stressed our birds and stressed our employees. We just do the best we can – the seven week […]

Big Saturday For Our Pen Crew

Last week our pen manager, Brian Klein was lamenting to me about the amount of work he saw on the nearby horizon for his crew. Brian is still overseeing 2,500 pheasants that need to be delivered in the next few weeks and he has multiple flocks of 6+ week old birds ready to go into […]

The Effect of Commodity Prices on Pheasant Prices

Commodity prices, especially corn, have been spiking upward over the past few months. Many producers (us included) have not been sure whether to go ahead and forward contract feed or whether to wait it out with the hope prices will fall. To give you some of an idea of the effect of feed prices I’ll […]