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by Hattrick
Mon Feb 02, 2015 7:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Looking for GSP info.
Replies: 12
Views: 2020

Re: Looking for GSP info.

I would look at NAVHDA lines heavier coats for being up north and are true hunting dogs with a ton of versitally
by Hattrick
Wed Jan 07, 2015 8:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP MH
Replies: 17
Views: 4794

Re: GSP MH

I second Friedelsheims I own 4
by Hattrick
Tue Jan 06, 2015 10:56 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: when to start on live birds
Replies: 14
Views: 4264

Re: when to start on live birds

I always say sooner the better. The first 5-6 months are the impression stage the more exsposer the better you are.
by Hattrick
Tue Jan 06, 2015 10:48 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: force fetch prior to bird exposure?
Replies: 18
Views: 4838

Re: force fetch prior to bird exposure?

Yes
by Hattrick
Tue Jan 06, 2015 10:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best Dual Champions
Replies: 82
Views: 33137

Re: Best Dual Champions

I hope to thru a name in the mix one day hopefully sooner than later.
by Hattrick
Mon Aug 11, 2014 5:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Question on coloring of pups
Replies: 16
Views: 4720

Re: Question on coloring of pups

I don't think performance guys care about color becouse they pick the best dog not color in a hand picked breeding. The average owner seem to care more about color. Me personly I don't like solid liver or a vary white dog. I just breed my bitch to black male in hopes of keeping a black ticked bitch....
by Hattrick
Wed Jul 02, 2014 4:07 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What GSP would you breed to?
Replies: 23
Views: 6832

Re: What GSP would you breed to?

Brooks that's why they are called versital gundogs. They adopt to the situation
by Hattrick
Sun Jun 29, 2014 4:34 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What GSP would you breed to?
Replies: 23
Views: 6832

Re: What GSP would you breed to?

I meant to say not limit yourself to just Nstra dogs
by Hattrick
Sat Jun 28, 2014 5:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What GSP would you breed to?
Replies: 23
Views: 6832

Re: What GSP would you breed to?

I would look at pedigrees that match up well with a emphis on strong line breeding. Vary few males can reproduce themself I think you hedge the bet with line breeding. I also would limit your self to just Nstra dogs
by Hattrick
Sat Jun 07, 2014 6:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: conditioning coats for Showring
Replies: 17
Views: 4327

Re: conditioning coats for Showring

I bought sum mane and coat horse shampoo and conditioner. If it works for a horse it should work for this hunting dog. He's has a really nice coat for a gsp I would even say he has about as good of coat as you can get on gsp especially a white dog. I'm just trying to hedge the bet and its a new aren...
by Hattrick
Tue Jun 03, 2014 4:34 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: conditioning coats for Showring
Replies: 17
Views: 4327

Re: conditioning coats for Showring

Thanks for the advice
by Hattrick
Sun Jun 01, 2014 5:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: conditioning coats for Showring
Replies: 17
Views: 4327

conditioning coats for Showring

What do you all do to brighten up a GSPs coat prior to showing them? I will be testing the waters in the showring soon and its a completly new game for me. Any advice is apperecated. Thxs
by Hattrick
Sun Jun 01, 2014 5:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: gsp's
Replies: 10
Views: 2537

Re: gsp's

I would look at Friedelsheims GSPs, Sundance and Stillwater Gsps has a outstanding litter on the ground now. All 3 have been highly succesfull in NAHVDA and compete and done well in the FT world.
by Hattrick
Fri Apr 18, 2014 6:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chocolate lab dog breeders ??
Replies: 12
Views: 1436

Re: Chocolate lab dog breeders ??

Do your homework its skin diseases and all kinds of stuff running thru labs now a days. Search it out well and good Luck
by Hattrick
Sun Apr 06, 2014 5:41 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Blood tracking
Replies: 24
Views: 7374

Re: Blood tracking

Pretty cool!
by Hattrick
Sat Apr 05, 2014 8:14 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Blood tracking
Replies: 24
Views: 7374

Re: Blood tracking

Sorry about the grammer I have a sorry word changing spell check. If I new more about computers I would install a better one. I feel its are duty to recover or attemp to recover all wounded game even if you have to walk a dog. I think its legal to walk a dog just about anywhere on aleash. just saying
by Hattrick
Sat Apr 05, 2014 8:02 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Blood tracking
Replies: 24
Views: 7374

Re: Blood tracking

I would do this I would put which ever dog you decide on as many easy trials as you can even if you see the deer go down. Training in the off season helps to I would seek a few Dk guys blood tracking is part of there game. Just year I double lung a small buck seen it go down so I went grabbed my gsp...
by Hattrick
Fri Apr 04, 2014 6:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: quail recall houses
Replies: 20
Views: 7951

Re: quail recall houses

Can they see the birds from the Ramp? I was reading that having wire on the side with the recall tube so they can see the birds helps. I figure on doing this with mine hoping it works
by Hattrick
Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pedigree Help
Replies: 2
Views: 588

Re: Pedigree Help

If only all breeders made it mandatory kennel names first on resgister names life would be easier. If I could I help I would don't no any of those dogs tho. Good luck
by Hattrick
Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NA Test Prize 1 112 Pts.
Replies: 8
Views: 2109

Re: NA Test Prize 1 112 Pts.

Concerts
by Hattrick
Sun Mar 30, 2014 5:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: quail recall houses
Replies: 20
Views: 7951

Re: quail recall houses

I was thinking coyote and foxes would be a problem too so I was going to make my sides from tin roofing. Have had weasles and minks get up the recall tube?
by Hattrick
Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:32 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: quail recall houses
Replies: 20
Views: 7951

Re: quail recall houses

I wouldnt be mixing them I house my chuckers in the barn separate from my pigeons I've found out the hard way mixing birds equals dead birds. Have you had problems with predators getting in the recall tube? My thinking was to have the pen in crp grass so the birds have a little cover for safer travel
by Hattrick
Sun Mar 30, 2014 7:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: quail recall houses
Replies: 20
Views: 7951

quail recall houses

I'm thinking of putting one or two on my the farm. Any advice would be great. I have mostly trained with chucker and house about 50 at all times. If I put the recall pens out that will also serve as my holding pen for the quail. How far can I use quail from the recall pen and still have them recall?...
by Hattrick
Fri Mar 28, 2014 7:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How should I introduce our new pup to our cat?
Replies: 7
Views: 2437

Re: How should I introduce our new pup to our cat?

Here's a true story we had nice country /barn cat(killing pitch) in the house. One night I let her in she comes in fast and it was dark and not knowing my puppie was standing behind me anyway cat rolls In all breakouts out I run over turn the light on an mason has the cat pinned to the ground in his...
by Hattrick
Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Daily Training?
Replies: 3
Views: 885

Re: Daily Training?

Join a local NAVHDA chapter they will get you started in the right direction and you will probably make a few good friends in the process. Whoa, heel are things you can work on a little every day in kitchen or back yard. Start short and increase time as you progress. good luck
by Hattrick
Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brucellosis test
Replies: 44
Views: 8769

Re: Brucellosis test

Interesting thread. Good thread really
by Hattrick
Wed Mar 26, 2014 4:29 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Running Style/gaite?
Replies: 17
Views: 3500

Re: Running Style/gaite?

Pretty smooth:-)
by Hattrick
Tue Mar 25, 2014 7:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Running Style/gaite?
Replies: 17
Views: 3500

Re: Running Style/gaite?

I'm also speaking of Gsps
by Hattrick
Tue Mar 25, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Running Style/gaite?
Replies: 17
Views: 3500

Re: Running Style/gaite?

Ray good post, what about those what I call powerfull gates the ones that just scream raw power, heart, detemanation would you say they fit in to the third type you mention or is that one of its own. I see it with more in muscular built stowt dogs, I call them 6'2 250 linebacker blue collar dog comp...
by Hattrick
Tue Mar 25, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bloodlines
Replies: 43
Views: 15053

Re: Bloodlines

Cj sounds like you like softer breed dogs and that's ok too. Its a enough breeders out there you can seek out what suits ur needs. Happy hunting:-)
by Hattrick
Fri Mar 21, 2014 6:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Stoked!
Replies: 8
Views: 1323

Re: Stoked!

Wish my boy Mason was qualified to run. Hope to be next year.
by Hattrick
Thu Mar 06, 2014 9:58 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Backing/Honoring Help
Replies: 104
Views: 22891

Re: Backing/Honoring Help

And if your hunting it means killing maybe 1-2 roosters verse 0
by Hattrick
Wed Mar 05, 2014 5:11 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Backing/Honoring Help
Replies: 104
Views: 22891

Re: Backing/Honoring Help

I do what Donf does and reward like birddogger does.
by Hattrick
Wed Mar 05, 2014 5:29 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Stud service help
Replies: 3
Views: 763

Re: Stud service help

In most all cases female owners search out approved studs. You just don't decide that you want to have a stud dog. In order for him to be desirable he needs to have accomplished something special usually in testing venues / hunting and have a pedigree to back it up and even then its hard to get bree...
by Hattrick
Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New bread: American field pointer?
Replies: 67
Views: 22030

Re: New bread: American field pointer?

This going to get. I'll get the popcorn:-)
by Hattrick
Tue Feb 25, 2014 2:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Trainer in Central PA
Replies: 3
Views: 417

Re: Trainer in Central PA

Not central but Greg Fry Deadwoods Kennels. He's good
by Hattrick
Tue Feb 25, 2014 1:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: United Nations Arms Trade Treaty
Replies: 8
Views: 2549

Re: United Nations Arms Trade Treaty

Believe it life is changing in front of are eyes and we once new it. Just think back 10 years ago its moving fast in the wrong direction
by Hattrick
Mon Feb 24, 2014 6:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: pigeons I screwed up
Replies: 17
Views: 4397

Re: pigeons I screwed up

Well only 5 made it back and yes old faithful mack daddy is home. Hopefully the rest will fine there way but I doubt it. Dam I just should not of went so far the first time out In this wind and snow on the ground.
by Hattrick
Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Question for breedrs
Replies: 48
Views: 9699

Re: Question for breedrs

Don't really understand your thinking here you do get to name the Dog right behind the kennel name which I think is standard practice. What's the big deal? you probably bought the Dog due to reputation of the kennel and pedigree. If the kennel name is not on the registered name how due you track ped...
by Hattrick
Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Question for breedrs
Replies: 48
Views: 9699

Re: Question for breedrs

Who registered the Dog?
by Hattrick
Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:35 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: pigeons I screwed up
Replies: 17
Views: 4397

pigeons I screwed up

I have cabin fever here in md been snowed in since December it feels like. So being behind on e everything I decided to start homing my birds out a little farther than the half mile that distance I routinely train at. So I load up 35 of my best birds and drive out 2 miles dump the birds out thinking...
by Hattrick
Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Question for breedrs
Replies: 48
Views: 9699

Re: Question for breedrs

I would think the top kennels across the coutry that preregister their puppies will use the kennel name first on the pedigree. I don't think that would be considered a restriction. If a new owner had a problem with that I think the owner would be the problem
by Hattrick
Thu Feb 20, 2014 8:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pigeon troubles
Replies: 23
Views: 5320

Re: Pigeon troubles

Put sum food in front of bobs and the rest just inside as to trick them to go in.
by Hattrick
Tue Feb 18, 2014 7:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Prey drive question
Replies: 21
Views: 5277

Re: Prey drive question

I think I disagree with most of the replys to a degree. I just say I'll take the pup out the hole litter at 12 weeks that went after the quail the rest can go with someone else. Will the others turn out ok? probably so but I'll take the one that shows it at 12 weeks, preferable showing it earlier th...
by Hattrick
Wed Feb 05, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP Stud dogs in NW
Replies: 16
Views: 2655

Re: GSP Stud dogs in NW

What kinda of titles you looking for and what are you looking to do? I wouldn't just pick a stud on convince I would look at pedigree that fits you can always have your pitch shipped in or have sperm shipped to your vet. I would look at Friedelsheims Gsps , Stillwater shorthairs and its a nice Stud ...
by Hattrick
Fri Jan 31, 2014 8:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Accidental Breeding
Replies: 97
Views: 19273

Re: Accidental Breeding

I agree on a lock. valid points have been made by many it is only one way its going to go now.
by Hattrick
Fri Jan 31, 2014 3:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Accidental Breeding
Replies: 97
Views: 19273

Re: Accidental Breeding

So you have a kennel/breeding program but you dont train your own dogs. I think all of this makes sense now. Good luck
by Hattrick
Thu Jan 30, 2014 7:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Accidental Breeding
Replies: 97
Views: 19273

Re: Accidental Breeding

Well said EZZY

$1000 stud fee for a untrained, untitled, unproven dog its more like steeling from the trainer for being too nice. After reading many replys on this thread its some serious cases of OCD going on in the dog world. This trainer sounds like a stand up fair guy.
by Hattrick
Thu Jan 30, 2014 5:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Accidental Breeding
Replies: 97
Views: 19273

Re: Accidental Breeding

I really cant believe your making this big of a deal out this. They have been more than far with you take the money. More than likely you couldnt of gotten that much money for a stud fee if you tried. You should be prowd your boy had enough swagger to get it done. Accidents happen your a fool if you...
by Hattrick
Wed Jan 22, 2014 6:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: male or female questions plus
Replies: 5
Views: 893

Re: male or female questions plus

I dont think it really matters. Males are bigger and stronger usally. as far as taking longer to mature thats a myth it really depends on the breeding lines. If i had a male and my intention was not to breed i still would not nuteur him a female i might. I have 2 females and a male. My male was the ...