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Once a week from now on I will be posting a profile of one of my employees. The first person you get to meet is Chris Theisen. Read More »


The cold wet spring certainly has been a challenge. Our pheasant breeders are in outdoor pens, and not only is egg production depressed from the conditions, but the eggs that are laid often are muddy. Our egg production hit 24,000 eggs a day this week, and that is a lot of eggs to wash. Read More »


Despite the coldest February and March any of us can recall, our Hun Building was set up and ready for our first hatch of huns this past Tuesday March 19th. The picture here is of our “table room” where the baby hun chicks start out on tables. Read More »


Even More Snow On The Way

On February 16, 2013 in General by spope

We are on a record pace for the number of times our pen crew staff have taken down and then put back up the pens in one season. Read More »


Wholesale Pheasant Business

On January 24, 2013 in General by spope

Each year weather, wild bird population, speculation by producers and economics result in extra birds in some areas of the country and sometime shortages in other areas. Read More »


We’re Raising Huns Again

On December 31, 2012 in General by spope

We started raising Hungarian partridges around 1990. Hungarians are called Huns in the U.S. and are called grey-legged partridges in the U.K. and France. We purchased the eggs from Papsoes Wiltfarm in Denmark Read More »


Composting

On December 5, 2012 in General by spope

One of our core values at our farm is stewardship of the earth. It is an inevitable fact of life that, as a commercial pheasant farm, we will produce some dead pheasants here. And the dead pheasants need to be disposed of in some manner. Read More »


Regrowth Tails

On October 25, 2012 in Mature Birds by spope

We know what management protocols generally work for the top quality of raising pheasants. We know the density (sq. ft. per bird), the feeder space and waterer space per bird Read More »