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Smoked Pheasant is a Delicious Treat!

Smoked pheasant is a specialty at MacFarlane Pheasants and can be served for a weeknight dinner, as an hors d’oeuvre or as a special dinner. If you prefer to smoke your own pheasants, the recipe included in this post is a good one. You can enjoy more pheasant recipes by downloading our free cookbook. Read More »


Hatchery Manager at MacFarlane Pheasants- Keagan Strange

Keagan Strange, a graduate of Kansas State University (KSU) with a degree in Wildlife and Outdoor Enterprise Management, began his duties as Hatchery Manager at MacFarlane Pheasants on January 14, 2019. 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 »


Join MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. On Instagram

Instagram is a photo sharing app that can be accessed on your phone or your computer. MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. put their first post on the site on May 24, 2018. We would love to have our blog readers join Instagram and follow our beautiful photos and share your thoughts. Read More »


MacFarlane Pheasant Meat Travels Over The Ocean

MacFarlane pheasant is a food product enjoyed by folks as far away as Japan. We have been working with customers there since 2013. We visited buyers in Osaka, Japan at the end of 2018 to solidify future business and are happy to say, we expect to be sending our pheasant there for many years. Read More »


Delivering Pheasants for MacFarlane Pheasants

It wasn’t long ago that MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc.was looking for more drivers to deliver mature pheasants all over the United States and Canada. After a good response to ads and a significant increase in wages we were able to find excellent drivers. We started making deliveries in September and will finish up with our last deliveries for the season in March. Read More »


North American Game Bird Association Convention 2019

Brian Klein, Sarah Pope, and Bill MacFarlane represented our farm at the North American Game Bird Association (NAGA) Convention in Savannah, Georgia January 14, 15, 16, 2019. MacFarlane Pheasants has been a member of NAGA for two generations. Read More »


How is MacFarlane Pheasants doing In The Deep Freeze?

The last few days in the Midwest have been snowy and freezing cold! Temperatures have been breaking windchill records with air temperatures in the - 20’s and windchills at up to -50+ in Janesville and Milton, Wisconsin. Obviously, folks at MacFarlane Pheasants in both Milton and Janesville have been on high alert. Thousands of mature pheasants live in outside pens awaiting shipment to customers all over the United States. All is well on our farms. Our hearty birds are wired for the cold and our experienced crews know how to provide them with the extra boosts needed to ensure their safety. In addition to checking on our pheasants at first light every day and again at the end of each day we add some tasks to the routine. Read More »


Ground Pheasant Can Be Used To Make Tasty Dinners

MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. raises Ringneck Pheasants, with white feathers, to produce the pheasant food products they sell through their food division. These pheasants have less fat and more breast meat than the typical Ringneck Pheasant. We sell our food products to distributors, restaurants, grocery stores, cruise lines, and individuals. 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 »