There are 10 commercial permits for pheasants in Boone County for breeding, dog training and wildlife hobby. The ring-necked pheasant that Andrew reported at Bradford could have escaped from any of several permitted sites and walked to Bradford.
Missouri Department of Conservation
Jefferson City , MO 65102
573-751-4115 ext 3648
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