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Memories of the Past at MacFarlane Pheasants

MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. is proud of its status as the largest pheasant producer in North America. They are even more proud of the family who fought to build the business beginning 89 years ago. It was a business built through both triumph and tragedy. The entire story was featured in a three-part series on our blog site, in 2015. What follows is a summary of those articles. Read More »


 Our Friends From South Africa Settle In At MacFarlane Pheasants

Dillon Seamster is the Process Crew Manager at MacFarlane Pheasants. He has been with us a little over three years. At this time of year, he is very busy getting peepers placed on all our young birds and getting them placed in pens to grow to maturity. His crew is also responsible for helping Farm Management setting up pens with feeders, huts and all the necessary equipment they need. Read More »


MacFarlane Pheasants Inc. Will Pay for Your CDL License

We are currently hiring part-time and full-time drivers to transport our live birds to buyers who live all over the United States and Canada. We will pay for and provide the assistance you need to get your CDL and pay bonuses once your temporary and your permanent CDL is issued. Read More »


What is James Clark’s Latest Adventure At MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc?

James Clark (Jim) has been a pheasant guy since childhood. His parents owned and operated Blonhaven, a pheasant farm and hunt club established in Milton in 1945. When Jim was just 26 years old, he bought the farm from his parents and operated it for 34 years, before retiring. Retirement didn’t mean losing his love of all things related to pheasants, though. Read More »


Extreme Heat Requires Extra Precautions

Steps We Take to Reduce Stress in Breeder Hens Read More »


There is More to a Flight Pen Than Meets the Eye

Flight pens are an investment in the protection of game birds. The main purpose for 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 cover that must be provided. MacFarlane Pheasants have a free construction manual available on our website called The Complete Flight Pen Construction Manual. In order to get you thinking about this entire process, here are a few tips on construction and ground cover. Read More »

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Royd Hatt’s Ornamental Pheasants Are A Big Hit MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. 2018 Seminar

Hatt Ranch, founded in 1976, is owned and operated by Royd Hatt. It is located in Green River, Utah, surrounded by 100-foot bluffs and on the edge of the San Rafael desert. Birds are kept in a natural state on the property-wild and free roaming. Hunting at Hatt’s Ranch is a real treat! Read More »


We are so excited to share our latest food product adventure in Mexico. We were contacted by a distributor in Mexico about some resorts that were looking for a unique center of the plate option at their restaurants. We were happy to provide them with our delicious and nutritious pheasant! Read More »


MacFarlane Pheasants is Excited About Ruff Tough Kennels for Gamebird Shipping

We are in the process of switching over to plastic crates from Ruff Tough Kennels, to ship our pheasants and partridges. Eventually, wood crates will be outlawed because they are not able to be disinfected, easily. This is why plastic crates are a big deal in the game bird industry, right now. We are pretty excited about how we got the crates we have and the progress we are making toward perfecting them with the co-owner of Ruff Tough Kennels, Doug Sangl. Read More »


Deante Calvin Has Worked at MacFarlane Pheasants for Six Years!

Deante Calvin is one of the most positive employees at MacFarlane Pheasants. He is friendly and kind to everyone he meets.  We are so happy he is an employee with us, and that he’ll be celebrating his 6 year anniversary in May 2018. Bill MacFarlane says that Deante says hello to everyone and he always smiles.  He graduated from Craig High School in 2012 and came to work at MacFarlane’s right after that. Read More »