Category: Bird Hunting

Sides to Serve With Fresh Quail

marinated quail on the grill

In Westmoreland, Tennessee, hunters hunt quail at Meadow Brook Game Farm. Now you’re not likely going to find quail on the menu at McDonald’s or Panera Bread, but know this: it’s got a taste similar to chicken and it is often served in finer restaurants. For those who like to hunt and eat quail, a… Read more »

Why Pheasants Are the Most Popular Upland Bird to Hunt

Two pheasants standing on a branch

What’s the most popular upland bird to hunt? If you guessed pheasant, you’re right! Hundreds of thousands of hunters go after pheasants in the fields, especially during the colder months of the year. Pheasants Came to America in the 1880s Pheasants came to America by way of a man named Owen Denny who brought some… Read more »

How Long Have Pheasants Been In America For?

Pheasant roaming on grass

Most people assume pheasants have been in America for centuries, but the truth is they were first introduced in the late 1700s and didn’t really begin to propagate until the early 1800s. Originally, settlers from England brought pheasants with them to New York and New Jersey, though those “early birds” weren’t strong enough to survive…. Read more »

The History of Westmoreland, TN

Pheasant Hunters posing with trophies in Westmoreland, TN

Meadow Brook Game Farm is located in Westmoreland, Tennessee. With a population of just over 2,000 people, Westmoreland was first settled in the early 1800s by pioneers looking for new plots of land where they could settle and build a life. Between 1805 and 1820, Westmoreland grew thanks to the establishment of the railroad and… Read more »

Identifying Pheasants, Quail & More

Pheasant In Grass

When hunting for pheasants, quail, and other game birds, you can dramatically increase your chances for a successful hunt by knowing key characteristics of each bird. Being able to identify game birds by their color, plumage and other features will allow you to react quickly and ensure you’re hunting your desired target. Pheasants have a… Read more »

An Overview of Quail Hunting

A dog gives a dead quail to a hunter

If you’re a hunter and you want to hunt quail, you need to come to Meadow Brook Game Farm in rural Westmoreland, Tennessee, which is west of Knoxville and north of Nashville. You can call 615-888-2411 for details! Fun Quail Facts How much do you know about quail? Did you know, for example, that quail… Read more »

A Few New Year’s Resolutions for Pheasant Hunters

Pheasant Hunting

As we ring in the new year of 2021, we can all hope for better days ahead. Why not plan a pheasant hunt at Meadow Brook Game Farm for something to look forward to in the new year? With that in mind, what are some new year’s resolutions for pheasant hunters? Introduce a Youngster to… Read more »

Try Bird Hunting Instead of Deer Hunting This Season

Bird Game Hunting

At Meadow Brook Game Farm in Westmoreland, Tennessee, just north of Nashville, you can try your hand at bird hunting and see if you get a quail or pheasant. Now why hunt birds rather than, say, deer? More Excitement Well, if you’ve ever spent a whole day sitting in a blind waiting to shoot a… Read more »

A Day in the Life of a Pheasant

A Day in the Life of Pheasants

Half the battle in hunting is knowing where the animals you seek will be, and taking advantage when opportunity presents itself. As such, if you’re planning on pheasant hunting, it’s important to know their routines. Let’s take a look at what a typical day is for pheasants. Wake Up Call Pheasants, like many mammals, are… Read more »

How to Become a Better Bird Game Hunter

Bird Game Hunting

Do you want to improve your sharpshooting skills and become a better game bird hunter in the process? The key is to practice, practice, and then practice some more. The best game bird hunters spend a lot of time shooting their shotguns while practicing under actual hunting conditions. There are some other ways to improve… Read more »

Why We Love to Hunt

Hunting

Not everyone loves to hunt. However, those who do really love it. Have you ever wondered why that it is? There are actually many different reasons for it. Let’s take a closer look at three of the biggest one to see why hunters are so in love with what they do. It allows hunters to… Read more »

Getting Ready for Bird Hunting

Bird Hunting

Autumn means different things to different people. Cooling temperatures and changing foliage are welcome things for many, but for hunters, the arrival of fall means it is time to prepare for bird hunting. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for your hunting trips this year. Bird Identification Bird hunting is challenging for… Read more »