Pheasants seem to be a big part of our life. Being raised just north of Brooks, pheasants are an important peice of our ecological environment. In fact, many events in the Brooks community surround these ring necked upland birds, such as annual hunts, fundraising events, clubs, mascots, etc. It isn't rare to see a male pheasant (cock) strutting his stuff on my parents front lawn at all times of the year.
So naturally, being a hunting family, we would have a big interest in this beautiful bird. In fact, we participate in a lot of bagged pheasant hunts all year round. There have been several pheasant breeders in our area over the year, and usually we don't have to go far to purchase the birds. Although, we have gotten them from as far as the Dakota's in the US. It is a family tradition to do a bagged hunt each Christmas and let the family hunt our dinner!
You may have noticed that Clayton and I raise purebred registered Labrador retrievers bred for fowl hunting. You can see how pheasants fit in yet again to our lifestyle. Our dogs are used primarily on pheasants, and receive a lot of their training right on the family farm. And because we eat what we hunt, pheasants are a delicacy in our diet and are truly a treat whenever we get the chance to hunt. Below are a few of our favorite family recipes:
Posted By: Jesse Williams
Click the titles below to see our favorite pheasant recipes...
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