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Fantastic Chick and Egg Season at MacFarlane Pheasants

MacFarlane Pheasants wants to thank all of our customers who purchased chicks during the 2020 chick season. We hatched 1.9 million chicks this year and shipped 1.2 million along with 101,000 eggs. Read More »


It’s Chick Season at MacFarlane Pheasants!

Online ordering went live in November 2019 so, since our first hatch was March 14, 2020, many customers have already ordered their chicks. Read More »


MacFarlane Pheasants Inc Is Accepting Chick Orders!

MacFarlane Pheasants began preparing for the 2020 Chick Season in August 2019. April Goble, Chick and Egg Sales Account Manager, recently shared the steps to getting the season up and running. Read More »


Let’s Talk About Chick Season At MacFarlane Pheasants And Our Standby List!

Did you know that when you call us for pheasant chick specials and we are sold out of your favorite breed, you can be put on our special standby list? Read More »


Chick Ordering at MacFarlane Pheasants-2019

We are entering our third season of using a new chick ordering system and they are selling like crazy this year! We started taking orders for chicks at MacFarlane Pheasants in November, but you can place your order right now at https://www.pheasant.com. Read More »


Chicks, Chicks, And More Chicks!

On January 14, 2019 in Chicks by spope

Chicks, Chicks, And More Chicks!

Chicks raised in the Hen Barn under the guidance of Research Manager, Kate Rol-lette, are raised as pedigree breeders for the white pheasants we produce for food con-sumption at MacFarlane Pheasants. Read More »


New Chick Ordering System at MacFarlane Pheasants

We are always looking for ways to improve our chick ordering procedures at MacFarlane Pheasants. In the past, we used an Excel worksheet to keep track of orders and availability of chicks. Two or three people worked on keeping the worksheet updated.  Read More »


What does It Take To Work On MacFarlane Pheasant’s Brooder Crew?

Our job posting for a brooder crew worker lists the basic skills needed to work anywhere on our farm. A crew member needs to be: responsible, dependable, motivated, have organizational skills, common sense, acute attention to detail, have a valid driver’s license, and be able to lift 50 pounds or more. Read More »


Year-Round Chick Adventures at MacFarlane Pheasants

This past chick season, we raised 2.4 million chicks between March and August. 600,000 chicks were kept on the farm and raised to maturity to meet the needs of hunt clubs, individuals, and government agencies. The rest were sold as day-old chicks to folks who wanted to raise their own game birds. Read More »


Record Keeping In The Brooder Barn

On November 14, 2017 in Brooder by spope

Record Keeping In The Brooder Barn

Record keeping is essential to making business decisions at MacFarlane Pheasants. In the brooder barns we record key information on a daily basis. There is a mortality sheet in each workroom. The workroom is a special room for sanitation right before the chick barn. Information recorded at the top of the mortality sheet includes the barn number, the number of chicks placed into the room and the hatch date. Read More »