Pheasant Meat Nutrition

Published On: November 1, 2013Categories: Dressed Pheasants

Are you unsure about trying pheasant meat? Or maybe you love it and are curious about its nutrition? No matter what your preference for pheasant, check out the information below for the scoop on how pheasant stacks up in comparison to other meats.

General Pheasant Facts

  • Pheasant has a rich flavor and is lean.
  • Pheasant meat is healthy, and delicious (better than chicken, on both accounts).
  • When cooked right, pheasant is juicy and not dry as some people believe.
  • Pheasant has more protein, less fat, and less cholesterol than chicken, turkey, mallard, and beef.
  • And it has fewer calories than mallard and beef.
  • Learn tons more on our Pheasant Facts page.

How About MacFarlane Pheasants?

  • Our pheasant has no antibiotics or hormones and we only use healthy meat.
  • They’re third-party certified all natural.
  • We treat our birds very humanely.
  • Our pheasants are raised in spacious free-roaming barns.

For more information and some great recipes, visit our! (Source information from Rachel Hillinger)

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