6,000 pheasants have flown the coop

SHARON —Sharon Pheasant Farm proprietor Robert Wilbur said approximately 6,000 birds escaped from the farm (which is near the center of town on Route 41), during last week’s snowstorm.

“The wet snow and winds damaged the pens where the pheasants are kept,” he said. “The wet snow just tore through everything.”

Wilbur said the pheasant farm is faced with two challenges right now: recovering the escaped pheasants and rebuilding the damaged pens.

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