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Troy, Director of Production here at MacFarlanes, revealed some great news about egg collection at MacFarlane Pheasants’ facilities during the 2021 season. We collected 2.2 million eggs between January 25, 2021, and July 15, 2021, from the 17,600 breeders located at our Missouri sites and the 9,000 breeders that we kept in flight pens in Janesville, Wisconsin. Read More »


Cover Management in Flight Pens

On August 31, 2021 in General by spope

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At six to seven weeks of age, pheasants get moved from the brooder barn into flight pens. They will get raised in flight pens until they are mature, around 22 weeks of age. Properly managing the cover in flight pens is an essential step to producing a quality pheasant. Understanding how cover can positively (or negatively) affect the birds is important. Read More »


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The main purpose of flight pens is to keep our pheasants safe and keep predators out. Rain, snow, wind, and heat are weather events that affect the flight pens at MacFarlane Pheasants. Read More »


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MacFarlane Pheasants, established in 1929, has been through several management styles in all aspects of the business, but teamwork has always been the essential element to success. We are proud of the style of management in our office. Read More »


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It is a fact that high ammonia concentrations in barns are dangerous to animals and humans. We take the job of protecting our pheasants and our employees seriously at MacFarlane Pheasants, so we follow a consistent process to keep ammonia levels low. Read More »


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Lodewyk (Wikus) Davis supervises our work at our MacFarlane Pheasants’ satellite farm in Milton, Wisconsin. He describes his primary job as “taking care of everything to do with the Milton Farm.” Read More »


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What are Thermal Foggers? They are a jet engines with liquid injectors that use flame and heat to turn a disinfect-ant into vapor form (fog). The mist allows the disinfectant to cover all the nooks and crevices of a barn. Read More »


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Don Janes is a relatively new employee at MacFarlane Pheasants. He started his job as Maintenance Manager in mid-February 2021. Don’s background prepared him for the Maintenance Manager’s role at MacFarlane Pheasants in an unexpected manner. Read More »


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MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. has consistently produced the best food products on the market to serve various audiences, from individuals to restaurants and resorts. Read More »


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We have an excellent Safety Committee here at MacFarlane Pheasants. The Safety Committee has essential responsibilities and one of the main function of our committee is the health, safety, and welfare of employees. Read More »