Monthly Archives: October 2013

Transitioning Birds

When raising birds it is important to know what conditions are best at each stage of the chick’s growth. Different birds require different conditions in general and as they grow. In order to accommodate for these differences we make separate rooms where we can control and adjust the conditions based on which bird is residing […]

New Pheasant Pens

We recently redesigned our pheasant pens and here’s some information about the change. The old pen design was originally done to make more compartments. The idea behind this was it would be good for sorting birds and allowed for smaller crews to move the birds around. Each compartment had dimensions of 50’ X 150’ connected […]

Employee Profile: Brian Klein

Tell me about your family. Are you married? Do you have kids? Any pets? I am married, Claudia and I just celebrated our 15th Anniversary. We have two daughters Emily 11, Ellie 6, and a Black lab – Bailey 13. Where are you from? I am from Sheboygan, WI. Do you have any siblings? I […]

Truck Delivery

What a season MacFarlane Pheasants is having. Today we rented a semi-trailer truck to deliver mature birds. This particular semi holds the most amount of crates we have ever been able to send at one time and is on its way to Oregon! We’re looking forward to the rest of the season.

Why we Import Pheasant And Bird Eggs

Here at MacFarlane Pheasants we attempt to make our jobs as streamlined, cost effective, and often simple as possible when dealing with our birds. This means treating each kind of bird different and being willing to employ different processes for raising pheasants when necessary. Specifically, some birds are easier to breed than others. Examples of […]

Looking for Employees?

Are you having trouble finding employees for your farm? Perhaps you’ve had some recent turnover and need to bring in some new hands? Or maybe you’re expanding and are looking for some fresh hands to add to your business? Well we’d like to help! Here are some places/ways MacFarlane Pheasants looks for and finds their […]

Differences between Hungarian and Chukar Partridges

Hungarian Partridge The Hungarian partridge is more commonly known as a Grey Partridge. It can grow up to 28-32 cm long and has a brown back, grey flanks and chest, and many have a white belly with a large chestnut colored horseshoe mark. Huns can lay up to 20 eggs at a time.Huns are originally […]