Monthly Archives: December 2011

Counting the Farm

Each year we “count the farm”, usually after the first of the year. It is much easier to accurately count when there is snow on the ground, as the birds stand out much better against the white background of snow. Even though we have no snow and it’s early December, our crews are counting as […]

No Snow – Watering 140,000 Pheasants Daily

Some years the day after we are forced to shut down our pheasant pen watering system it snows. Since pheasants prefer snow to water, in those years we save a major amount of daily effort just allowing the pheasants to get their daily water from the snow. This year isn’t one of those years. We […]