Monthly Archives: January 2017

Dressed Bird Business Continues to Expand

Our Food Division at MacFarlane Pheasants has expanded over the past year. New opportunities became possible after we became USDA certified in 2015. This verification was a long process, but resulted in our ability to sell our pheasant products all over the world! In addition to sales all over the United States, through our distributors, […]

Celebrate the Reactivation of Game Bird Forum!

  GameBirdForum.com has been reactivated. Due to so much interest in the game bird industry we are up and running again for 2017! It is your “go to” site for asking questions and getting answers from other game bird experts. We will still answer questions you leave on our Facebook page or on our contact […]

Hatchery Manager Retires from MacFarlane Pheasants After 31 Years

Ben Lawton, one of the most universally respected people in the pheasant business, has retired from MacFarlane Pheasants after 31 years. Brad Lillie, Chief Financial Officer describes him as “one of the hardest working and most motivated individuals I have ever known.” Ben’s accomplishments over 30 years at MacFarlane Pheasants have earned the respect of […]

Watch for Our 2017 Chick Catalog!

Think spring! We are so excited to tell you that our 2017 chick catalog has gone to press! Bill MacFarlane, MacFarlane Pheasants Inc. owner and April Goble, Chick and Egg Sales Coordinator started updating the 2017 catalog in November. Bill and April updated the pheasant pictures, descriptions, numbers, and prices and met with the creative […]

Winter in the Brooder Barns Keeps Employees Vigilant

The below 0 degree temperatures and wind chill days, this week, have been busy times in the brooder barns. We pay special attention to our birds when it is so cold, but the real work begins BEFORE the first hard frost. When we start to have cooler nights, we go around the farm turning on […]