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Ag Matters Radio Broadcast Features MacFarlane Pheasants

It was a great experience for MacFarlane’s General Manager, Sarah Pope, and owner Bill MacFarlane to take part in a WCLO podcast with Jim Raymond on April 13, 2019. Read More »


MacFarlane’s Birds Sometimes Escape from Outside Pens

We call birds that escape from our outside pens strays. Though we do everything we can to prevent the birds from escaping, it does happen. When it does, it is an all-out emergency! Read More »


MacFarlane Pheasants Bought Three New Ford Cargo Vans to Deliver Chicks and Eggs

On March 20, 2019, three new high roof cargo vans with gas engines went into service at MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. We bought them because we needed vehicles that were 100% reliable and we had been having some problems with the Sprinters. Read More »


Late Season Movement of Pheasants from Barns to Flight Pens and Before You Know It, It’s Spring!

MacFarlane Pheasants’ employees have a goal to have all your pheasants moved to flight pens by October 31 of each year. The importance of this goal is that the longer birds stay in the barns the greater the risk of picking and tail damage. Buyers want beautiful birds and pheasants flourish in the outdoor flight pens. Read More »


Let’s Talk About Chick Season At MacFarlane Pheasants And Our Standby List!

Did you know that when you call us for pheasant chick specials and we are sold out of your favorite breed, you can be put on our special standby list? Read More »


Pheasant Deliveries Take Careful Planning

Pheasant and other wild bird deliveries are a year-round job at MacFarlane Pheasants. In the fall and winter, we are delivering mature birds. During the spring and summer, we are delivering chicks. Read More »


Honey Baked Pheasant Breasts Are Mouthwatering!

Honey baked pheasant breasts are not just mouthwatering. They are so easy to prepare that you won’t believe how fast you can put a gourmet meal on the table. MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. carries pheasant breasts, Rice River Rice and many more tasty condiments, sides, and pheasant products in their store. Read More »


Trudy DeRemer Transitions into Exciting New Job at MacFarlane Pheasants

Trudy DeRemer joined the MacFarlane Staff in January 2004 as the Assistant Brooder Manager. She worked at this job for 4 years before leaving the farm to work at a chick-en farm for four years, but she couldn’t stay away! Read More »


Smoked Pheasant is a Delicious Treat!

Smoked pheasant is a specialty at MacFarlane Pheasants and can be served for a weeknight dinner, as an hors d’oeuvre or as a special dinner. If you prefer to smoke your own pheasants, the recipe included in this post is a good one. You can enjoy more pheasant recipes by downloading our free cookbook. Read More »


Hatchery Manager at MacFarlane Pheasants- Keagan Strange

Keagan Strange, a graduate of Kansas State University (KSU) with a degree in Wildlife and Outdoor Enterprise Management, began his duties as Hatchery Manager at MacFarlane Pheasants on January 14, 2019. Read More »