Monthly Archives: December 2012

We’re Raising Huns Again

We started raising Hungarian partridges around 1990. Hungarians are called Huns in the U.S. and are called grey-legged partridges in the U.K. and France. We purchased the eggs from Papsoes Wiltfarm in Denmark. We hatched the Hun chicks in our hatchery, and then raised the chicks on tables for 10 days and then brooded them […]

Composting

One of our core values at our farm is stewardship of the earth. It is an inevitable fact of life that, as a commercial pheasant farm, we will produce some dead pheasants here. And the dead pheasants need to be disposed of in some manner. Incinerating dead pheasants not only uses a lot of fuel […]