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Sexing Pheasants Is Important Work!

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


Ag Matters Radio Broadcast Features MacFarlane Pheasants

It was a great experience for MacFarlane’s General Manager, Sarah Pope, and owner Bill MacFarlane to take part in a WCLO podcast with Jim Raymond on April 13, 2019. 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 »


Pheasant Deliveries Take Careful Planning

Pheasant and other wild bird deliveries are a year-round job at MacFarlane Pheasants. In the fall and winter, we are delivering mature birds. During the spring and summer, we are delivering chicks. 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 »


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 »


MacFarlane Pheasants Featured on Public Television

Inga Witscher and her husband Orth operate an organic dairy farm in Osseo, Wisconsin. Inga is also the host of a Public Television program called Around the Farm Table. MacFarlane Pheasants was featured on the program on December 13, 2018. What an honor it was for us! Read More »


MacFarlane Pheasants can still help with Christmas gifts for friends, clients, and employees. We have so many choices of individual gifts and corporate gift baskets that you are sure to find an idea that is perfect everyone on your list! Read More »