• The Unique Talents of MacFarlane Pheasants Office Staff Benefits Our Customers!

    The office staff at MacFarlane Pheasants all have unique backgrounds that, when combined, provide valuable assets to our customers. Regardless of each person's background, each recognizes teamwork as the essential quality for meeting our customer's needs. We asked each of our office staff to share their backgrounds and philosophy for [...]

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  • Sarah Baker Promoted to Head Sales Manager at MacFarlane Pheasants

    Sarah's Career with MacFarlane Pheasants Sarah Baker has spent the last ten years working at MacFarlane Pheasants. She started out raising Hungarian and French Red-Legged Partridges and later moved to the Dressed Pheasant Department. Before Sarah’s recent promotion, her title was Mature Sales Coordinator. Sarah will continue to be the [...]

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  • We have Jobs Available at MacFarlane Pheasants In Janesville, WI

    We currently have jobs available at our family-owned business in Janesville, Wisconsin. Our game bird farm (specializing in pheasants) has been in business since 1929 and we attribute our success to the wonderful employees who have worked here over our long history. We are an equal opportunity employer and want to fill [...]

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  • MacFarlane Pheasants Appreciates Workers from South Africa

    Production Manager Troy Cisewski shared his appreciation for returning South African workers at MacFarlane Pheasants and the four new workers he supervises at the breeder farm. Troy commented, “The entire experience of having employees from South Africa has been a major win for MacFarlane Pheasants. The guys are quick learners, [...]

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  • 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 [...]

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  • 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 [...]

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  • The MacFarlane’s Enjoy A South African Braii

    In March 2017, 10 hard working and interesting men from South Africa got employment visas and traveled from their far-away homes to MacFarlane Farms. They certainly fulfilled MacFarlane’s need for workers and everyone gained valuable cultural experiences. Thanks, guys! Wicus Jacobs Ronnie Viljoen Gerhardus Martunis Venter Len Noort Johan Jacobs [...]

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  • Len Narra

    MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. Employs Len Narra from Durbanville, South Africa

    Len Narra is one of 10 employees from South Africa, who was hired to fill short-term positions at MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. Len arrived in March 2017 and will return to his hometown in Durbanville, South Africa in January. Durbanville is a rural, residential suburb in the Western Cape Province of [...]

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  • Jano Smith Works At MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc.

    Jano Smith shared his experiences in Astummerica, working at MacFarlane Pheasants Inc. He joined the farm crew in March of 2017, traveling all the way from Schweizer-Reneke in the North West Province of South Africa. This province of around 40,000 people is sometimes called the City of Sunflowers. Jano found [...]

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  • Why Can’t I own Birds if I Work at MacFarlane Pheasants?

    Health and safety are topics that are always at the forefront of our planning at MacFarlane Pheasants. Health and safety go hand in hand with biosecurity. That is why it states specifically in our employee handbook that employees are forbidden to own birds of any kind. There are many backyard [...]

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  • Johan Jacobs Interview

    Recently we have been interviewing our newest workers at MacFarlane Pheasants. They came to our farm all the way from South Africa! Johan Jacobs applied, through an agency in South Africa for an opportunity to work in the United States. MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. was the first job that popped up [...]

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  • Gerhardus Venter Leaves his Home in South Africa to Work at MacFarlane Pheasants in Janesville, WI, USA

    A complicated application process in South Africa, at a company that helps South African people find work in the United States, brought Gerhardus Venter to MacFarlane Pheasants. He lives here with nine other men from various parts of South Africa, and will be here for 10 months. All of the [...]

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  • Ronnie Viljoen Shares His Experiences from South Africa to America

    Ronnie Viljoen was interested in working in America and he accomplished his goal when he was hired by MacFarlane Pheasants for a 10 month job on our farm. After lots of paperwork and working with the American Embassy to obtain a visa, he arrived in America all the way from [...]

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  • Heidi Welch Loves Brand New Chicks

    Heidi Welch is currently the Partridge Manager at MacFarlane Pheasants Inc., but she has played many other roles, on our farm, in the three years she has worked here. She started as the Assistant Manager for Hungarian Partridges at the beginning of the chick season in 2014. When that season [...]

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  • The History of MacFarlane Pheasants, Part 2: All in the Family

    Editor’s note: This is Part 2 in a three-part series detailing the rich history of MacFarlane Pheasants, a business that began 86 years ago and has since grown into the largest pheasant farm in North America. Special thanks to the MacFarlane family for providing archived documents and information. Don and [...]

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  • The Holidays at MacFarlane Pheasants

    Now that we've posted a picture of our Christmas Tree, we never posted the tree skirt one of our staff from the office had made for the tree! Made completely with pheasant feathers, it definitely puts a new spin on decorating for the holidays at MacFarlane Pheasants. Happy Holidays to [...]

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