Monthly Archives: March 2016

Secret to a Successful Business Plan

MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. didn’t get to be so successful without a plan. We began by developing core values, followed by a mission for our business and careful communication with every employee on the farm. We believe our plan can effectively help any business owner get on the right track toward running a pheasant business. One […]

How to Protect Pheasants From Wild Birds and Ground-Dwelling

Predators The protection of our pheasants and the other game birds we raise is a high priority at MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. Wild birds are a hazard we can’t afford to ignore! Birds of prey, such as red-tailed hawks, turkey vultures, and even bald eagles, prey on our pheasants.  Starlings populations are a huge nuisance and […]

2016 Bi-Annual International Pheasant Management Seminar is a Hit!

                          March 6-9, 2016 was spent hosting guests from all over the United States. Several attendees came from the UK, Canada, and even a few folks from France came to learn and network about the pheasant industry! This year’s event included over 100 […]

The Journey from Chick to Mature Pheasant-We can help!

Are you interested in raising pheasant chicks to maturity on your own farm? You won’t want to miss our excellent resource, The Insider’s Guide to Pheasant Rearing, where you’ll find tips and tricks to help you start preparing for an exciting pheasant raising adventure. Here are some of the questions you’ll find answers to in […]

MacFarlane Pheasants Forms Unique Partnership with Rock Valley Community Programs

MacFarlane Pheasants has always had a deep commitment to serving the community through both financial contributions and service. We are proud to be associated with the community efforts of ECHO, United Way, Meals on Wheels, and with Rock Valley Community Programs. MacFarlane Pheasants formed a special partnership with Rock Valley Community Programs (RVCP) about 6 […]

Steps to Raising Hungarian Partridges—It’s Worth the Challenge!

                    The Hungarian partridge is also known as a gray partridge, an English partridge, or simply called a “Hun.” The Hun is a small bird with a short neck and tail and tends to be a little skittish, but quite beautiful. The juvenile Huns are a […]