Seminar 2012 | 8th Annual Seminar

8th Bi-Annual International Pheasant Management Seminar

MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. is excited to announce the 8th International Pheasant Management Seminar being held from March 4th through  March 7th, 2012. We invite you to join us for a 3 day seminar thoroughly covering all aspects of the pheasant industry. There will be presentations by veterinarians, professionals, and fellow gamebird producers on disease, breeding, health, brooding and much more. Extensive tours of the largest pheasant farm in the United States are included with the seminar. This is a great chance for you to visit with others in your industry from all over the United States, as well as Canada, England and Ireland. 

Please call America's Best Value Inn at 608-756-4511 to book your hotel room.


2012 Guest Speakers

Here is a list of the professional speakers that will be attending and speaking at our seminar.  There will be more speakers added as we get closer to the seminar, so come back to stay updated!

'The Status of USDA Approval of Fenbendazole'
Dr. Ron Griffith

DVM, MS, Ph.D., North Central Region Coordinator from Iowa State University

'The Use of Distillers Grains in Poultry Feeds'
Dr. Sally Noll

Professor and Extension Poultry Specialist from University of Minnesota

'Disinfectant Basics: Choosing the Right One'
Harlan Schaefer

Best Vet Solutions in Iowa
'Gamebird Husbandry in France'
Olivier de Chevigne'

Sales and Logistic Manager from L'envol de Retz in France
'Gamebirds Skeletal Anatomy and Physiology'
Dr. Rob Porter

Veterinary Pathologist from University of Minnesota
'Water Quality and Management for Poultry'
Dr. Susan Watkins

Professor/Extension Specialist from University of Arkansas
'New Methods of Myco-Plasma Control in Pheasants'
Dr. Alan Pearson

Green Lane Vet Centre in England
'Assessing Egg Quality in Breeders'
Dr. Keith Bramwell

Associate Professor from University of Arkansas
'Presentation on Blue Hill Gamebirds'
Mr. Don Montgomery

President/Owner of Blue Hill Gamebirds in Kansas
'Predator Management'
Mr. Brian Klein

MacFarlane's Pen Manager
Mr. Jeff Spooner
MacFarlane's trapper.

'A Safer Method to Control Infestations of the Northern Fowl Mite in Poultry'
Dr. Mark E. Berres

Assistant Professor of Avian Biology- UW-Madison

'The 1st Licensed Antibiotic for us in Pheasants with Mycoplasmosis Disease'
Steve Shaw

Territory Manager - ECO Animal Health Ltd. - Great Britain

'Animal Husbandry in Game Birds'
Jeff May

Regional Sales Manager - Dawe's Laboratories LLC