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by Onk
Fri Jan 13, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Friend ISO Brittany Pup
Replies: 11
Views: 2339

Re: Friend ISO Brittany Pup

Thanks I've let him know of those of you who have posted so far. Thanks
by Onk
Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Friend ISO Brittany Pup
Replies: 11
Views: 2339

Re: Friend ISO Brittany Pup

I don't know Dave White.
by Onk
Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Friend ISO Brittany Pup
Replies: 11
Views: 2339

Re: Friend ISO Brittany Pup

Thanks, I think he was looking more Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska...
by Onk
Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Friend ISO Brittany Pup
Replies: 11
Views: 2339

Friend ISO Brittany Pup

Have a friend wanting to get back into the bird dog game and is looking for a Brittany pup. He is in North Central Missouri so looking within the state and neighboring states.
by Onk
Sun Sep 27, 2015 7:05 am
Forum: Training
Topic: To Force Fetch or Not to Force Fetch?
Replies: 38
Views: 10285

To Force Fetch or Not to Force Fetch?

My Brit now just plain refuses to retrieve anything. As a pup he would and through his first full year of hunting. He started getting selective when he would retrieve after the first year. I only hunted a few times his second season because of an illness I had that year. He always finds the downed b...
by Onk
Sat Sep 12, 2015 1:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best Hair Clippers?
Replies: 3
Views: 716

Best Hair Clippers?

I have a set now that works well on my Brit, Andis AG2, but they can't hardly touch the coat on a thick almost wool like coat on our other dog. Any suggestions or help would be very much appreciated.
by Onk
Fri Dec 26, 2014 10:24 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Breaking on Flush?
Replies: 49
Views: 12675

Re: Breaking on Flush?

Since I started this post let me just add. Most the adults we hunted with as kids didn't do much more training than the ole wing and fishing pole. My Dad my friends Dads were all bird hunters back in the day, I don't think there was much training beyond the basics, (point, fetch, here, load and sit)...
by Onk
Sun Dec 21, 2014 7:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Breaking on Flush?
Replies: 49
Views: 12675

Re: Breaking on Flush?

Personal preference, however I enjoy seeing my dogs in the grouse/woodcock woods steady to wing and shot retrieving the birds that are in the thick stuff, across creeks or wing tipped...I'll pick up the easy marks that I see go down. Out of curiosity what is the advantage of breaking on the flush v...
by Onk
Sun Dec 21, 2014 12:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Breaking on Flush?
Replies: 49
Views: 12675

Breaking on Flush?

Just read in another post issues with a dog breaking during the flush and didn't want to hi-jack his post with my question. I'm 50 years old and as far back as I can remember all our dogs have broke on the flush. Am I the only one like this? I have always hunted with very responsible people and the ...
by Onk
Tue Jul 02, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: Wild Game Recipes
Topic: Large Mouth Bass?
Replies: 7
Views: 2577

Re: Large Mouth Bass?

I am a strick catch and release fishermen, that being said....Bass are a good fish to eat, not on the top of many peoples list but not bad. We keep lots of them from our farm ponds to prevent stunting, we use kind of a slot limit concept to tell if its frying pan or freedom for them. Flour or Andy's...
by Onk
Tue Jul 02, 2013 7:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Fly Control?
Replies: 6
Views: 580

Re: Fly Control?

Just your standard run of the mill house flies as far as I know. Don't really know my flies that well, they bite thats for sure. You know now that I think about it they may be a bit smaller than a regular ole fly, stings when they bite!
by Onk
Tue Jul 02, 2013 7:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Fly Control?
Replies: 6
Views: 580

Fly Control?

Can anyone give me some advice for what to use on my dogs or kennels to control the flies? My dogs are getting ate alive, I hung the fly traps in the kennel and they work to a point but not well enough. Just need to know some way to control this strange about of flies without it being harmful to the...
by Onk
Sun Jun 23, 2013 7:10 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Killin frogs
Replies: 6
Views: 1214

Re: Killin frogs

I have a buddy who has a GSP that is a frog killing machine! She points the frogs first and holds point till she is ready to pounce. Maybe if you tried that tatic it would work for you also, how are your pointing skills?
by Onk
Sun Jun 23, 2013 7:03 am
Forum: Birds & Bird Supplies
Topic: netting pigeons
Replies: 5
Views: 1746

Re: netting pigeons

We have 2 or 3 places we pigeon pick that only require a 6 or 8 ft ladder. Our favorite spot we have been picking the last 2 years is an old restaurant/motel with a car port that the under side sheeting has mostly fallen off. The pigeons nest in the framing cavities making for easy picking. We go ab...
by Onk
Tue Jun 04, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Did a little fishin'
Replies: 15
Views: 2780

Re: Did a little fishin'

Just keep getting a line wet as often as you can and the big ones will come in time....those are nice fish, keep it up!
by Onk
Tue Jun 04, 2013 10:44 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Using pigeons
Replies: 10
Views: 2222

Re: Using pigeons

I've now dropped a ton of pigeons over my dog and he does not seem to know a pigeon from a rooster. I think if I started shooting chickens he'd point those also!
by Onk
Tue Jun 04, 2013 10:35 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Question For Diamond Natural Users
Replies: 18
Views: 5253

Question For Diamond Natural Users

Thinking of starting my dog on the Diamond Natural and was wondering what formulas have worked best for you all. Love my current feed but cost has become and issue. I feed a 26/19 year round now. Thinking of something along the 26/19 scale during more none active months and amping it up a bit during...
by Onk
Sun Feb 17, 2013 8:51 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Gatta poop eater, any helpful suggestions?
Replies: 26
Views: 5310

Re: Gatta poop eater, any helpful suggestions?

Saw a vet explain this on tv a few weeks ago. Said that dogs eat any poop, but esp. cat poop, when there is excess fats past in the poop and not absorbed by the animal who passed said poop. True/False beats me, i'm rolling with it just for the fact I don't want to think of my dog as one of those "pa...
by Onk
Thu Jan 31, 2013 7:17 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Good 30/20 dog food?
Replies: 52
Views: 15537

Re: Good 30/20 dog food?

Have nothing bad to say about Diamond at all, only switched because of the gas issue it caused with one of the dogs ( the inside dog)! No matter the amount fed this dog became a fart machine, other dogs had no issues at all. Feed what works for your budget and does the dog good...no need spending bi...
by Onk
Fri Oct 19, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Skunk be gone?
Replies: 3
Views: 383

Skunk be gone?

What do you all use to remove skunk spray/oder off your dog or God forbid yourself? Seen several differant ones, but need to know what packs and travels well on a hunting trip...and of course what really works!
by Onk
Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brittany breeder
Replies: 8
Views: 1220

Re: Brittany breeder

Where are you from, theres not a location on your profile. Wisconsin?
by Onk
Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Where are the Irish?
Replies: 42
Views: 11300

Re: Where are the Irish?

I love the looks of these dogs, great pic! Hear they are a bit hard headed by nature...true/false?
by Onk
Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: outdoor kennel?
Replies: 33
Views: 5787

Re: outdoor kennel?

I have a covered 10 x 10 spilt in the middle so that each dog, ( when i get my second one), will have 5 x 10 each. poured concrete pad big enough for pad and dog houses on the outside of the kennels. I built mine about 3 foot from my pole barn because I have seen a couple that were attached and dog ...
by Onk
Mon Oct 08, 2012 3:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Where are the Irish?
Replies: 42
Views: 11300

Re: Where are the Irish?

beautiful dog in the pic!
by Onk
Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:44 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Where are the Irish?
Replies: 42
Views: 11300

Where are the Irish?

Just curious why you don't see very many Irish Setters anymore? When I was a kid it seemed like one or another of my dad's friends always had one. The local know it all says the hunt has been bread out of them and they are mostly show dogs now. Any truth to that? They are a beautiful animal!!
by Onk
Mon Oct 01, 2012 5:37 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Help For First Hunt in South Dakota Walk in Areas!
Replies: 7
Views: 969

Re: Help For First Hunt in South Dakota Walk in Areas!

We are going the last 3 days of Oct thru Nov. 3rd so it will be the second week of the season.
by Onk
Sun Sep 30, 2012 6:39 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Help For First Hunt in South Dakota Walk in Areas!
Replies: 7
Views: 969

Help For First Hunt in South Dakota Walk in Areas!

Can any of you give me a general area or atlas area # for some of the more productive public walk in areas in SD? Lodging and plenty of productive hunting in walk in areas are what we are going for, we are rookies making our maiden voyage to SD, any help would be outstanding! There will only be 2 to...
by Onk
Sat Sep 22, 2012 5:43 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Things looking good for Missouri.
Replies: 19
Views: 4278

Re: Things looking good for Missouri.

As a Rural Mail Carrier here in NW MO. I can tell you I have seen more birds this year, while on the route, than I have in the past 6 years added together.
by Onk
Sun Sep 16, 2012 5:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Formula Question?
Replies: 10
Views: 1453

Re: Formula Question?

crewzm wrote:Breast Milk is best. Sorry couldn't resist

I seem to have my answer to the question....except for the above response! Incomplete answer, what kind of breast milk? duh! :lol:
by Onk
Sat Sep 15, 2012 7:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Formula Question?
Replies: 10
Views: 1453

Formula Question?

I feed a 26/19 formula as my year around food right now. During fall when training increases and hunting gets going should I change formula's? Choices I have in the brand I feed are 31/20, 24/20 and the 26/19. Not sure I understand the Protein/Fat thing like I should. Been told to increase both duri...
by Onk
Sat Sep 15, 2012 7:12 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loyall price hike
Replies: 56
Views: 10842

Re: Loyall price hike

I'd hate to switch off Loyall my dogs love it and it works well for me. Price is becoming a issue sadley.
by Onk
Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:55 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Occupations
Replies: 239
Views: 100905

Re: Occupations

Former USN Petty officer. Worked in the engine room and Air conditioning and Refrigeration. Have since advanced to get my Domestic Engineering degree. Now, I stay at home and wipe snotty noses and wash dirty cloths. :lol: Dam I miss my Navy days! Go Navy! ex-snipe here! Own my own auto repair/tow s...
by Onk
Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:35 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Greetings from north west Missouri
Replies: 4
Views: 330

Re: Greetings from north west Missouri

Welcome, NC Mo here. I prob. hunt in your neck of the woods 4 or 5 times a year. Enjoy the forum, it's a great tool!
by Onk
Sun Sep 09, 2012 3:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The Pride dog food dealers in Missouri?
Replies: 4
Views: 688

The Pride dog food dealers in Missouri?

Anyone in Missouri feed The Pride dog food? If so who are the dealers and what is your cost? Their home page dealer locater is only for a 50 mile span. Thanks
by Onk
Sun Sep 09, 2012 4:40 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loyall price hike
Replies: 56
Views: 10842

Re: Loyall price hike

I feed Loyall and love the results but am also not liking the price jump. The Pride can't be found within 50 miles of my home or I would be giving it a try.
by Onk
Sun Jul 29, 2012 8:50 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: My Dog just diagnosed with Cancer -
Replies: 41
Views: 9014

Re: My Dog just diagnosed with Cancer -

That truely sucks man! Very sorry!
by Onk
Mon Jul 02, 2012 5:57 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: A New Feed For an Over Weight Lab
Replies: 58
Views: 9790

Re: A New Feed For an Over Weight Lab

you pretty much get what you pay for! This is not necessarily true for some things and dog food is one of them. :wink: Charlie Agreed that many feeds are waaaay over priced and your paying for name. When I say "pretty much" what I mean is when you go into dollar store and get their Barks O Lot dog ...
by Onk
Sun Jul 01, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: A New Feed For an Over Weight Lab
Replies: 58
Views: 9790

Re: A New Feed For an Over Weight Lab

My Gawd I know I asked these same questions as a newbie, but the dog food/feed battle never ends! Find a food/feed that works for you, price range, and for your dog, health/looks, and go with it! Most dog foods/feeds are ok, but it is like most things in life, you pretty much get what you pay for! I...
by Onk
Sun Jun 24, 2012 1:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New old topic!
Replies: 3
Views: 525

New old topic!

Found a old 2009 post on good gundog books. More stories and journal time than training. So what are your favorite let's say fireside type dog books now. There is one called Jenny Willow that is said to be good but I have not been able to find it.
by Onk
Fri Jun 22, 2012 5:15 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: A New Feed For an Over Weight Lab
Replies: 58
Views: 9790

Re: A New Feed For an Over Weight Lab

I guess that I am going about it all wrong. When I notice that one of my dogs is picking up a little weight, I feed them less. When I notice one of my dogs is looking a little thin, I feed them more. It never occured to me that I should consult with a biochemist about where their calories are comin...
by Onk
Fri Jun 22, 2012 5:41 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Kennel question?
Replies: 7
Views: 812

Re: Kennel question?

He just said health issues, if I'm understand right, bronchial type health issues. I've never heard this before, but then again I have not seen many fans in dog pens!
by Onk
Fri Jun 22, 2012 5:38 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: A New Feed For an Over Weight Lab
Replies: 58
Views: 9790

Re: A New Feed For an Over Weight Lab

Inactive + inside + any table scraps/treats?= fat lab?

That seems to be the story of many home bound labs I have known. Not saying this is your friends case, but my lab sought out ever chance he could for the smallest morsel of food! He was much like his owner! :D
by Onk
Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Kennel question?
Replies: 7
Views: 812

Kennel question?

I was getting ready, wiring, my kennel for either ceiling fans or some type of mountable small shop fans in my pens which are open air. Thought it would help cool the dog plus cause a draft to ward of some of the flying pest. Was told the fans where a bad idea and would cause issues with the dog.......
by Onk
Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Have You Ever?
Replies: 21
Views: 4374

Re: Have You Ever?

Showed the pigeon pie idea to the wife tonight, her answer: " I don't give a rats rump how it's fixed, I'M NOT EATING IT!".
Thats what she thinks!!!! :twisted: More pigeon..I mean pheasant my dear?! :twisted:
by Onk
Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Easiest dogs to look at?
Replies: 57
Views: 12010

Re: Easiest dogs to look at?

Great pics! Face it we all kind of have our favorites, but I think we would all agree they are all beautiful when on point. From the first point of a pup to the last point of a old seasoned vet!
by Onk
Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:44 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: food,food,food,......
Replies: 98
Views: 16078

Re: food,food,food,......

I've only fed two diamond and Loyall. Dog did real good on both as far as looks and energy. Diamond just had a bit more waste and seemed to gas him up a bit ( I could live with that, the wife could not). I asked the same question you are when I first got my dog and joined this forum and this is a ho...
by Onk
Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Two differant breeds?
Replies: 12
Views: 2599

Two differant breeds?

How many of you own and hunt two differant breeds of dogs? I am so crazy about my dog now I don't think I could add a differant breed. I'm sure there are pro's but are there any cons?
by Onk
Mon Jun 18, 2012 6:01 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Have You Ever?
Replies: 21
Views: 4374

Re: Have You Ever?

Pigeon Pie?! How can I not try something like that?
by Onk
Sun Jun 17, 2012 8:41 am
Forum: Training
Topic: wild birds or pigeons/quail
Replies: 11
Views: 2509

Re: wild birds or pigeons/quail

With pigeons or non-wild bird you can set the condition and spot of the training. Just my 2 cents.
by Onk
Sun Jun 17, 2012 8:37 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Have You Ever?
Replies: 21
Views: 4374

Have You Ever?

This is going to sound strange, but I was asked if I have ever ate pigeon! This person had heard that they were very good and the in England and Ireland they are eaten all the time. They thought since I keep pigeons for training and shoot some of them that I might eat them as well. I have not but th...