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Can Goats Be Helpful on a Pheasant Farm?

Trudy DeRemer, MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc Center Farm Manager, brought these adorable goats to the Center Farm on May 18, 2019. They were born on April 1, 2019. Read More »


Mature Pheasants Are Still Available At MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc.

We have shipped out 221,000 pheasants and 88,000 partridges from MacFarlane Pheasants, so far this year. Pheasants have been delivered throughout the Midwest, Florida, Texas, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Wyoming, Washington, and Canada. Read More »


MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc Partners with Local Schools

MacFarlane Pheasants started a program many years ago as a way to give back to the community and help young people. The program’s focus was to provide work experience for middle and high school students who would benefit from learning work skills. Read More »


MacFarlane Pheasants’ Brats Are A Huge Hit!

We kicked off a celebration of our latest brat flavors in September 2019 at our Brat Fall Festival. Many local friends joined us for fun activities and a chance to taste our newest brats. We were not surprised that MacFarlane Pheasants’ brats were a huge hit! Read More »


Managing Ground Cover In Game Bird Pens

The main purpose of the time and money put into flight pens is to keep game birds in and predators out. It sounds very simple, but in addition to building the pens, the process isn’t complete until you learn how to manage the ground cover that must be provided in the flight pens. Read More »


MacFarlane Pheasants’ Food Division Gears Up for The Holidays!

The middle of October is the beginning of the busiest time year for our Food Division. Our orders increase from a few gift packs per week to a few dozen per week by November and between Thanksgiving and Christmas, we send out between 30 and 50 gift packs per week! Read More »


New Employee Training In The Research Department

The White Pheasant Breeding Program is headed up by Research Manager, Kate Rollette. Her job includes hatching and raising white pheasants to advance the pedigree breeding stock and meet the growing needs of our Food Products Division. Read More »


Let’s Talk About MacFarlane Pheasant and Thanksgiving Dinner!

Thanksgiving dinner is around the corner! There isn’t a more delicious main dish than MacFarlane Pheasant. In fact, I had a hard time choosing which recipe from MacFarlane Pheasants’ free cookbook was the most scrumptious choice for a special occasion. Read More »


Exploring Historic Janesville, Wisconsin-Including MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc.

Janesville, Wisconsin is home to many historic places, including MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. Tom Wilmer, from Central Coast Public Radio has been the travel host of the National Public Radio digital media radio show, Journeys of Discovery, at KRML in Carmel, California for many years. Read More »


Quarterly Meetings at MacFarlane Pheasants Benefit Everyone

Quarterly Meetings at MacFarlane Pheasants are typically held the week following the end of the quarter. Sarah Pope, General Manager, and Brad Lillie, Chief Operating Officer organize and run the meetings. Read More »