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    Important Announcement: Transition of MacFarlane Pheasants’ White Bird Division

    We are writing to inform you that MacFarlane Pheasants is in the process of selling our division of white birds, which includes PurePheasant.com and PheasantForDinner.com, to an already-arranged buyer. This decision has been made after careful consideration and evaluation of strategic options for the future of our company. While we recognize that this [...]

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    The Effects of Extended Heat in Summer on White Birds

    "We do the best we can to keep our white birds as happy and healthy as possible, but sometimes mother nature doesn’t make that easy," says our White Bird Flock supervisor, Trudy Deremer. Extended heat in the summer has various effects on our birds that staff must combat. The Challenges [...]

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    Hatchery Expansion Is On the Horizon at MacFarlane Pheasants!

    We are in the process of making plans to expand our hatchery because the demand for day-old pheasant chicks is very high. Months before we place the eggs in the brooders, we find that MacFarlane Pheasants’ orders have surpassed the eggs we are hatching! So, we are discussing what our [...]

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    Where Does MacFarlane Pheasants Raise Its Fabulous Pheasant Meat?

    MacFarlane Pheasants Inc. grows most of its white meat pheasants on Wolff Farm in Belleville, WI (about 50 miles west of our Janesville, WI farms). Up until last March, the farm owner, Greg Wolff, raised the birds as a contract grower. We would bring day-old chicks from our hatchery in [...]

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    What Happens in the Research Department at MacFarlane Pheasants?

    Let’s talk about our Research Department at MacFarlane Pheasants. Trudy DeRemer is the Research Manager at MacFarlane Pheasants. She started as the Assistant Brooder Manager in 2004. Trudy has worked in the Hatchery, Farm Management, and as a Flock Supervisor. She is currently the Interim Research Manager.  Because of her [...]

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    MacFarlane Pheasants Discusses Dietary Needs of White Pheasants

    The White Pheasant Breeding Program is headed up by Research Manager, Kate Rollette. Her job includes hatching and raising white pheasants to advance the pedigree breeding stock and meet the growing needs of our Food Products Division. She recently shared her expertise about the changing dietary needs of these birds [...]

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    New Employee Training In The Research Department

    The White Pheasant Breeding Program is headed up by Research Manager, Kate Rollette. Her job includes hatching and raising white pheasants to advance the pedigree breeding stock and meet the growing needs of our Food Products Division. She recently shared her thoughts about the unique responsibilities employees have in the [...]

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    White Pheasants Are Raised Year-Round at MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc.

    We will raise 220,000 white pheasants on our farm this year which is a substantial increase in these birds, from just a few years ago. The white pheasant is occasionally born as a mutation in the Ringneck breed. What we found out many years ago is that when white pheasants [...]

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