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Air Flow in Barns

On April 28, 2015 in Barns, Brooder by spope

Air Flow in Barns

Air movement in the barns plays an important role in keeping game birds healthy. When the temperature starts to change in the spring and the fall, we have to adjust so the birds can get acclimated enough to go outside without problems. Being able to do this involves getting the inside temperature equal to the coolest outside temperature the birds will be exposed to. Read More »


Avian Influenza

On April 14, 2015 in General by spope

As much as you plan and clean and put measures in place to prevent avian influenza, you’re still at the mercy of what happens around you and that point hit home at MacFarlane this week. Read More »


BOGO Ringneck hen chicks sale

On March 19, 2015 in Chicks by spope

BOGO Ringneck hen chicks sale

Buy One Get One…Chicks! Read More »


In an effort to see how wide-spread our pheasants have become we are hosting an Around the World Tour. We are happy to publish our first two photo entries here. Both photo submissions have come from different islands in Hawaii. Read More »


Reconciling Our Pheasants’ Feed

On February 6, 2015 in General by spope

Reconciling Our Pheasants’ Feed

Keeping track of how much feed we’ve got coming in during a week, month, or year adds up with a farm the size of MacFarlane Pheasants. Read More »


At MacFarlane Pheasants, we know where our money is going. We know this because we’re watching how we spend, and the best way to do this is keep an eye on the monthly credit card bill. Read More »


Brooder Maintenance in the Pheasant Barns

Maintaining equipment at a farm the size of MacFarlane Pheasants is a job that requires attention. If you give it attention, then your equipment will work through its expected lifetime. Read More »


Speaking Pheasants Across A Farm

On December 30, 2014 in General by spope

When a farm gets as big as MacFarlane Pheasants, communication can’t be ignored. That’s why we use several ways to keep in contact with each other. Between email, phones, and radios, our departments are able to keep in contact with me and each other so that we’re running as efficiently as possible. Read More »


The Holidays at MacFarlane Pheasants

Now that we've posted a picture of our Christmas Tree, we never posted the tree skirt one of our staff from the office had made for the tree! Read More »


What you need to know about Avian Influenza

I attended the annual National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) conference this past June in Charlotte, NC as a Wisconsin delegate.  I learned more about Avian Influenza than I’d wanted to know. Read More »