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The Final Night

On May 27, 2010 in General by spope

The manager whose office is right next to mine is Brian Klein, the pen manager. He is responsible for all the pheasants from the age of 7 weeks until they are mature and either shipped or become breeders. Brian has over 100 acres of covered pens to manage. Read More »

Overall, the farm is running well. As anyone can imagine, there are issues – issues with chick shipments, with employees, and a myriad of other things. Read More »

It’s Sunday afternoon and I’m thinking about the upcoming week. We want to get a better handle on the number of adult birds we have sold for this fall. Read More »

I Am So Proud!!

On May 11, 2010 in General by spope

My wife Dori received the Janesville PTA Teacher of the Year award last week. Read More »

We had 50 Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd graders tour our hatchery and farm yesterday. It was fun. I rode the bus as the kids were shuttled to the different locations. The children asked lot’s of great questions. Schedule a tour for your event. Read More »

Starting Our New Season

On April 30, 2010 in General by spope

Our pen crew moved out 1000 of the first hatch birds this week. The chicks were hatched on March 2nd, which makes them just over eight weeks old already. Read More »

We are blessed that we have a number of customers in Europe who value our pheasant genetics and purchase our pheasant hatching eggs. Read More »

Above is a picture of our Tye drill – we use this to plant our cover crop in our pheasant and partridge pens. Read More »

A Crew Dedicated to Pen Repair

On April 13, 2010 in General by spope

A four man crew has started on the pen repair project (repairs due to the December 9th storm). Shayne Noller leads up the crew, with assistance from Nick, Felipe and Tommy. Read More »

This is a “no picture” entry. I haven’t written my blog for two weeks. Read More »