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Ground cover in our flight pens at MacFarlane Pheasants is needed to provide shade in the summer from the sun, protect our birds from storms, and provide something to pick at so birds don't pick at each other. Pheasants can be injured if they don't have enough space or cover to escape a more aggressive bird. Ragweed, a North American plant from the daisy family, is a type of cover that can cause lots of extra work in our flight pens. Read More »


Creating A Unique Taco Bar

On April 22, 2022 in General by spope

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MacFarlane Pheasants' Food Division sells pheasant meat, but in addition to our farm-grown pheasant, we carry a ground game package that includes ground pheasant, venison, ostrich, and buffalo. This package is ideal for creating a unique taco bar! Read More »


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MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. started the Pure Pheasant Division in 2020. We wanted to find another way to sell our dressed pheasant since most of the restaurants and cruise lines were shut down due to Covid 19! We did not want that meat to go to waste. Read More »


Is There An Ammunition Shortage?

On February 17, 2022 in General by spope

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Has your pheasant hunting season been affected by a shortage of ammunition? The good news is that outdoorlife.com reported in July of 2021 that the lack of ammunition was easing up ever so slightly. Regardless of the shortage, the desire to hunt has not slowed down even with price increases. The purchase of hunting licenses and hunting has surged since Covid 19 lockdowns began in 2019. We have mentioned in the past that one of the few safe distancing activities is being outdoors in the woods and fields. Read More »


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Pure Pheasant is the perfect supplement for your pets. MacFarlane Pheasants is selling a 100% pure pheasant supplement that is available directly through Amazon. Read More »


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The middle of October is the beginning of the busiest time year for our Food Division. Our orders increase from a few gift packs per week to a few dozen per week by November and between Thanksgiving and Christmas, we send out between 30 and 50 gift packs per week! Read More »


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Janesville, Wisconsin is home to many historic places, including MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. Tom Wilmer, from Central Coast Public Radio has been the travel host of the National Public Radio digital media radio show, Journeys of Discovery, at KRML in Carmel, California for many years. Read More »


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At MacFarlane Pheasants we begin the sexing of male and female pheasants when they are day-old chicks. The process doesn’t stop there, though. Read More »


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MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. is proud of its status as the largest pheasant producer in North America. They are even more proud of the family who fought to build the business beginning 89 years ago. It was a business built through both triumph and tragedy. The entire story was featured in a three-part series on our blog site, in 2015. What follows is a summary of those articles. Read More »


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MacFarlane Pheasants continues to grow technologically. Our pheasant company has been in business 88 years, so the advancements in technology, since that time, are astronomical! We made a decision to purchase an electronic logging device for our trucks and have it implemented no later than December, 2017. These new devices are like an I pad that is connected directly into a delivery truck’s engine monitoring system and they make it possible for the driver to monitor the hours spent on the road electronically. In addition to that very important function, we are looking for a system that may also include a phone and a GPS system.  Read More »


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