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2019 Brings Reilly Hoefker Back to MacFarlane Pheasants

Reilly Hoefker interned at MacFarlane Pheasants last summer and has returned for a second internship, following his graduation from South Dakota State University. Read More »


MacFarlane Pheasants Has Breeder Facilities in Missouri

MacFarlane Pheasants has 18,000 breeder hens in Missouri. Troy Cisewski, our Production Manager, is responsible for overseeing the three sites we have there. Read More »


Hungarian Partridges Are Raised at MacFarlane Pheasants

The Hungarian partridge is also known as a gray partridge, an English partridge, or simply called a “Hun.” The Hun is a small bird with a short neck and tail and tends to be a little skittish, but quite beautiful. Read More »


Recently I promised our readers that I would share a baked custard recipe made with MacFarlane Pheasant’s pheasant eggs. I decided to use a recipe I learned from my mother many years ago. Read More »


Oh So Yummy Pheasant Eggs! “Small Eggs, Big Flavor”

MacFarlane Pheasants is the place to get edible pheasant eggs. They can be bought in our retail store at MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. located at 2821 South US. Highway 51, Janesville, WI or online from our website. Read More »


Spice Up Your Dinner With Smothered Pheasant!

This delicious smothered pheasant recipe was sent to MacFarlane Pheasants a while ago but it continues to be a favorite to cooks who prefer a very flavorful pheasant dish served with pasta. There are lots of ingredients in the sauce used to flavor your pheasant, but all are easily found at your local grocery store. Read More »


MacFarlane’s Birds Sometimes Escape from Outside Pens

We call birds that escape from our outside pens strays. Though we do everything we can to prevent the birds from escaping, it does happen. When it does, it is an all-out emergency! Read More »


MacFarlane Pheasants Bought Three New Ford Cargo Vans to Deliver Chicks and Eggs

On March 20, 2019, three new high roof cargo vans with gas engines went into service at MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. We bought them because we needed vehicles that were 100% reliable and we had been having some problems with the Sprinters. Read More »


Late Season Movement of Pheasants from Barns to Flight Pens and Before You Know It, It’s Spring!

MacFarlane Pheasants’ employees have a goal to have all your pheasants moved to flight pens by October 31 of each year. The importance of this goal is that the longer birds stay in the barns the greater the risk of picking and tail damage. Buyers want beautiful birds and pheasants flourish in the outdoor flight pens. 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 »