Monthly Archives: December 2015

Dressed Pheasants from the Cutting Room to Your Table

Shayne Noller oversees the daily operations of the cut room and the shipping department at MacFarlane Pheasants. The birds are processed and cleaned at Twin Cities Pack, located in Clinton, WI, just a few miles south of the farm. MacFarlane Pheasants are USDA certified and we are proud to inform our customers that this certification […]

The History of MacFarlane Pheasants, Part 3: The Road Not Taken

Editor’s note: This is Part 3 in a three-part series detailing the rich history of MacFarlane Pheasants, a business that began 86 years ago and has since grown into the largest pheasant farm in North America. Special thanks to the MacFarlane family for providing archived documents and information.               […]

Don’t Miss the Biggest Pheasant Event of the Year!

We are excited to invite you to our 2016 MacFarlane Pheasants 10th Bi-annual International Pheasant Management Seminar to be held at the Ramada in Janesville March 6– 9, 2016! In addition to hearing speakers who will cover all aspects of the pheasant industry, you’ll have the opportunity to network, meet up with old friends, and […]

Importance of Water Line Sanitation

Water is essential for life and is considered an essential nutrient. Death will occur quickly in both plants and animals when insufficient water is available. Good quality water will also give a better quality of life to both plants and animals so it is very important to make sure you are providing clean, good quality […]

Open Space

Having the correct open space in a flight pen is just as important as having cover.  The thicker your cover, the more open space you need.  Pheasants need a place to sun themselves, dry off or dust.  If the entire pen is full of cover the birds will get ornery. In our flight pens we […]

The History of MacFarlane Pheasants, Part 2: All in the Family

Don MacFarlane Editor’s note: This is Part 2 in a three-part series detailing the rich history of MacFarlane Pheasants, a business that began 86 years ago and has since grown into the largest pheasant farm in North America. Special thanks to the MacFarlane family for providing archived documents and information. Don and Ken MacFarlane grew […]