Father Tony Birdsall Featured on Wisconsin Life

Door County priest and chicken farmer Father Tony Birdsall is featured in an all-new episode of Wisconsin Life, 7 pm Thursday, Nov. 18 on PBS Wisconsin.

Now a retired priest, Door County native Father Tony Birdsall serves a different flock. His exotic chickens keep him happy, well-supplied with eggs, and win him countless ribbons at the annual Door County Fair.

The eighth season of Wisconsin Life on PBS Wisconsin offers plenty to get excited about. Host Angela Fitzgerald connects viewers with people whose passions, experiences and expertise celebrate the best of Wisconsin, introducing new stories from every corner of our state.

This season sees Fitzgerald crossing the state to visit places including Yellowstone Lake State Park, Granite Peak Ski Area in Marathon County, the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo and more. 

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