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During the 2010-11 season (running from August 2010 til mid April 2011), we will deliver 298,000 mature pheasants and 90,000 adult partridges. Read More »

February Warm Up

On February 15, 2011 in General by spope

Until yesterday, I don’t believe the temperature here has risen above the freezing mark for two months. We had about 12″ of snow cover (with 5′ drifts) – but after two days of 40 degree weather – you can see the dirt in the fields. Read More »

Yes, We Had a Blizzard.

On February 2, 2011 in General by spope

We had our blizzard as predicted. It snowed probably a foot, but the wind was what caused the turmoil. We had about 5 employees make it into work early this morning – more arrived as the day progressed. Read More »

Here We Go Again!!!

On January 31, 2011 in General by spope

It looks like we are going to be in the the bullseye of this next storm. The airwaves are just full of warnings of what the next few days will bring. Read More »

Chris Theisen (our farm’s production manager) and I flew down to Charleston, South Carolina this past week to attend the NAGA convention. Read More »

Accidents Happen Here Too

On January 11, 2011 in General by spope

Today is a snowy, icy day and the roads are treacherous. To get to our pheasant pens on one of our farms, you have to drive up a hill. Read More »

Delivered Through the Blizzard

On January 5, 2011 in General by spope

Last week two of our drivers drove the truck and trailer in the accompanying picture to Oregon. Read More »

Winter Is Upon Us

On December 31, 2010 in General by spope

Our crews are busy selecting and placing the 30,000 bird pheasant breeder flocks. Read More »


On December 23, 2010 in General by spope

It’s just two days before Christmas – about 1/2 of our employees are here today. We’ve been through a couple of wet snow episodes in the last couple of weeks – I think we’re gun shy now. Read More »

Why Do Pheasants Pick?

On December 14, 2010 in General by spope

Over the years I’ve heard lots of stories and rationalizations why pheasants pick. I am going to just lay out all the things I’ve heard and then give you my own theories. Read More »