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Employee Profile: Trudy DeRemer

On November 25, 2013 in Employees by spope

Tell me about your family. Are you married? Do you have kids? Any pets? I married my husband on 9-10-11 and we have 2 dogs. One is a lab mix who loves attention and the other is a rescued Siberian Husky who likes to tell stories and yell at the person who makes it home second from work. My husband and I do not plan on having children as we like the lifestyle that we have. Read More »


Cross-training Employees

On November 21, 2013 in General by spope

Because of the fluctuating nature of our business, we find cross-training our employees to be a valuable tool. Cross training is the process of training a person to do multiple jobs. Read More »


Pen Soil

On November 19, 2013 in General by spope

When you consider making outdoor pens for pheasants you have to think not only of the size and shape of the pen, nor only about the huts and food, but the ground the birds walk on is an important part of keeping them comfortable and the pens in good condition. Read More »


When the chicks first hatch and are put into the barns, it is very important that we teach them how to behave. The first things they need to learn are to spread out and settle down while finding heat, water, and food as soon as possible. In order to get them to do what we are looking for, there are a few things we can do to help them out. Read More »


Employee Profile: Sarah Pope

On November 13, 2013 in Archive by spope

Tell me about your family. Are you married? Do you have kids? Any pets? I come from a large farming family – my dad had 10 siblings so there are lots of aunt and uncles and cousins. In my immediate family there are six of us, my parents just celebrated their 30 wedding anniversary. I am not married… yet! No kids and unfortunately, no pets but I did grow up with golden retrievers. Read More »


Truck Delivery

On November 11, 2013 in General by spope

What a season MacFarlane Pheasants is having. Today we rented a semi-trailer truck to deliver mature birds. Read More »


Employee Profile: Troy Cisewski

On November 11, 2013 in Archive by spope

Tell me about your family. Are you married? Do you have kids? Any pets? Been married for just over a year to my wife Linda, our first child Noah was just born. We have 3 dogs. Read More »


Moving Birds Outside

On November 8, 2013 in General by spope

We’ve talked recently about the huts we use to keep our birds outside as well as how we transition birds in the barns, so let’s talk about moving birds from the barns to the outdoors. Read More »