Monthly Archives: July 2012

How the Drought Affects the Gamebird Industry

The severe drought that is gripping the U.S. affects the gamebird industry in a number of ways. The biggest impact is of course on the price of feed. As corn as shot up in price to nearly $8/bushel and soybeans to $17/bushel, the price of a ton of 20% pheasant grower has increased over $100 […]

How the Record Heat Affects Our Pheasant Farm

The heat (and the accompanying drought) has dramatically affected our farm. One of the biggest effects is on our employees as most of our work here is outdoors. The heat makes many normal tasks much more difficult. Our breeder flock was laying well up until about 10 days ago. We were getting over 10,000 eggs […]