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Preparing Chicks for Shipment through the US Postal System

MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. ships approximately 1.2 million chicks through the postal system each year. Shipping that many chicks requires a great deal of planning before they reach their final destinations. Read More »


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The main purpose of flight pens is to keep our pheasants safe and keep predators out. Rain, snow, wind, and heat are weather events that affect the flight pens at MacFarlane Pheasants. Read More »


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MacFarlane Pheasants, established in 1929, has been through several management styles in all aspects of the business, but teamwork has always been the essential element to success. We are proud of the style of management in our office. Read More »


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Spicy Almond Pheasant Soup can be enjoyed year-round, but what I like best about this recipe is that it’s so easy, and during mid-summer, when you are looking for a break from grilling out, it is a yummy and healthy alternative. Read More »


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It is a fact that high ammonia concentrations in barns are dangerous to animals and humans. We take the job of protecting our pheasants and our employees seriously at MacFarlane Pheasants, so we follow a consistent process to keep ammonia levels low. Read More »


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Lodewyk (Wikus) Davis supervises our work at our MacFarlane Pheasants’ satellite farm in Milton, Wisconsin. He describes his primary job as “taking care of everything to do with the Milton Farm.” Read More »


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May is the busiest time during MacFarlane Pheasants’ chick season. Why, you might ask? Our customers are preparing for the fall season to either release birds into the wild or prepare for the upcoming hunting season. Read More »


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What are Thermal Foggers? They are a jet engines with liquid injectors that use flame and heat to turn a disinfect-ant into vapor form (fog). The mist allows the disinfectant to cover all the nooks and crevices of a barn. Read More »


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Don Janes is a relatively new employee at MacFarlane Pheasants. He started his job as Maintenance Manager in mid-February 2021. Don’s background prepared him for the Maintenance Manager’s role at MacFarlane Pheasants in an unexpected manner. Read More »


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MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. has consistently produced the best food products on the market to serve various audiences, from individuals to restaurants and resorts. Read More »