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MacFarlane Pheasants Inc. grows most of its white meat pheasants on Wolff Farm in Belleville, WI. Up until last March, the farm owner, Greg Wolff, raised the birds as a contract grower. We would bring day-old chicks from our hatchery in Janesville, WI, and Greg would raise them to 12-14 weeks until they were ready for processing. Read More »

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If you love trying new food ideas, you will love the latest version of the Pheasant For Dinner Recipe Page! This free and fabulous section of our brand-new website has pictures of each dish and detailed directions for preparation. Read More »

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Shayne Noller, our Food Products Director, and Karina Haas, our Food Products Account Manager, went to the Chicago Seafood and Specialty Food Show on August 2, 2022. Read More »

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There is always something fascinating at the North American Gamebird Association conventions. The first ever Hunt Club Conference kicked off on July 18, 2022, and was held at the Deer Creek State Lodge in central Ohio. Read More »


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When the cost of input goes up, the cost of producing goods increases. MacFarlane Pheasants hatches more than 1.5 million chicks each year and sells more than 400,000 mature pheasants. We also raise White Pheasants for our Food Products Division. With nearly all product prices rising, it is imperative to lock in the input costs for raising birds. Read More »


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Keagan Strange, our Hatchery Manager at MacFarlane Pheasants, was among the many outstanding presenters at our13th International Pheasant Management Seminar on March 6th-9th, 2022. The topic he presented was about short incubation periods during egg storage (SPIDES) to increase hatchability. Read More »


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MacFarlane Pheasants raises breeder hens in Missouri at three sites. Troy Cisewski, our Director of Production, is responsible for overseeing the three sites we have there. They are all located within a 30-minute driving distance of each other, and there are four production barns at each site. The Missouri breeder barns offer an added level of security to our egg production, in case we would ever have a bio-security concern at our Wisconsin facility. Troy travels between Wisconsin and Missouri and has daily contact with the Missouri farms when he is in Wisconsin. Read More »


Is There An Ammunition Shortage?

On February 17, 2022 in Archive 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 »