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by deseeker
Wed Nov 25, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Why we play this game.
Replies: 6
Views: 410

Re: Why we play this game.

I love it when it all comes together :D :D
by deseeker
Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: Irishwhistler
Replies: 7
Views: 363

Re: Irishwhistler

RIP :(
by deseeker
Thu Nov 12, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: NSTRA Regional run
Replies: 4
Views: 586

Re: NSTRA Regional run

Well done :!: :D
by deseeker
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Grey Wolf
Replies: 42
Views: 1515

Re: Grey Wolf

DonF wrote:
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:26 am
Can't wait till they decide to bring back some bad dinosaurs!
:D :roll: :D :roll: :!:
by deseeker
Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Meet Nixon
Replies: 3
Views: 184

Re: Meet Nixon

Welcome to the forum & nice looking pup. :D
by deseeker
Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Adventures With Tubbs
Replies: 50
Views: 2235

Re: Adventures With Tubbs

If no one else has said it yet I will... I'm very jealous of the amount of time you get to spend in the field! I think you log more field time in a week than I will in a month. It's fun reading about your progress with Tubbs. Best of luck as it continues. X2 My season starts this coming Saturday, b...
by deseeker
Thu Oct 15, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Steadying a Dog On Wild Birds
Replies: 55
Views: 2291

Re: Steadying a Dog On Wild Birds

If you start useing the e-collar when he starts to go in on the birds you will get a dog that blinks birds to avoid being shocked. He'll try to avoid birds so he doesn't get shocked. That's how you get a dog to avoid deer, snakes, etc. -- when they smell or see deer, snakes, etc, you crank the colla...
by deseeker
Fri Oct 09, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Adventures With Tubbs
Replies: 50
Views: 2235

Re: Adventures With Tubbs

That's great :D Sounds like he really starting to come around. I've got a feeling he is going to have alot of birds shot over him this Fall :D
by deseeker
Thu Oct 08, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Steadying a Dog On Wild Birds
Replies: 55
Views: 2291

Re: Steadying a Dog On Wild Birds

SLOW DOWN -- you are trying to do too many things at once. You just got him to start finding birds & pointing them in the last 2 days --now you want him to be steady to wing, shot, & fall. You are going too fast, give him a chance to be a pup and figure it all out. I'll bet you just walked right pas...
by deseeker
Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How far should Brittany range
Replies: 11
Views: 661

Re: How far should Brittany range

If the wind is over 30mph, I won't hunt my dog in tall heavy cover without an Astro -- it's too hard for both you and the dog to keep track of each other in high wind. When the wind is high, I hunt shorter cover, so we both know where we are. The way you said the dog acted when he came back, he prob...
by deseeker
Sat Oct 03, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Feeding before the hunt
Replies: 8
Views: 435

Re: Feeding before the hunt

I feed after the hunt only -- I worry about the possibility of twisted stomach on morning feedings, so I don't fed in the mornings on days they will hunt. If dog is tired and not eating, try mixing warm water into food. still not eating, I put a little chicken broth in with the food (use the unsalte...
by deseeker
Wed Sep 30, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Our Beloved GSP Miranda
Replies: 7
Views: 1457

Re: Our Beloved GSP Miranda

Sorry for your loss :cry:
by deseeker
Sun Sep 27, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New member just south of Chicago
Replies: 4
Views: 734

Re: New member just south of Chicago

Welcome to the forum :)
by deseeker
Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Is It Time to Give Up?
Replies: 28
Views: 1515

Re: Is It Time to Give Up?

There is a NAVHDA club in Sioux Falls and they do a lot of training & have access to birds. You could probablly get them to do a couple fake shoot to retreive trials with an e-collar on. They train for AKC hunt test and about every other situation. They are a good bunch of people and enjoy helping p...
by deseeker
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: HOF Dog
Replies: 9
Views: 1582

HOF Dog

I got good news this last week end from a past puppy buyer. Joe Jung called me and said his dog, DC/AFC Bourbon XIII was elected to the Brittany Hall of Fame (there are only 86 total Britts in the Hall of Fame). Bourbon XIII was out of my avatar female, FC/AFC Candy's Lucky Penny SH So next February...
by deseeker
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: What's next for my puppy?
Replies: 3
Views: 799

Re: What's next for my puppy?

Since you are going to mainly be hunting upland, you might want to switch to AKC pointing dog hunting tests. They are broken into 3 levels -- junior hunter, senior hunter, and master hunter. If you go to AKC's web site and google their search engine for qualifications for each level it will give you...
by deseeker
Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: NAVDHA NA Test
Replies: 5
Views: 364

Re: NAVDHA NA Test

congrates :D
by deseeker
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How many gun dogs?
Replies: 21
Views: 1540

Re: How many gun dogs?

Back when I was younger and hunted all the time I used to get a new pup every two years, so most times I had 5 dogs--1 pup learning to hunt, 3 dogs that knew how to hunt, & 1 old dog that knew how to hunt but was better at laying around the house ;-) Now that i'm old and my back & knees barely work,...
by deseeker
Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A couple of pictures from today's training
Replies: 6
Views: 778

A couple of pictures from today's training

Here are a couple pictures of my buddy's young setters on point while training. My buddy got Jack (1 year old) from Berg Bros in MN, He got Jill (7 month old, Shadow Oaks Bo grand daughter) from Tom Maneely in NE. Both dogs are coming along great on their birds and will have a lot of pheasants shot ...
by deseeker
Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: new member in PA
Replies: 10
Views: 1729

Re: new member in PA

Welcome to the forum. We need to see a picture of your setter :D
by deseeker
Fri May 29, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cost of dog transport?
Replies: 3
Views: 787

Re: Cost of dog transport?

It was few years ago, I used Buckeye Dog Haulers(eastern 1/2 of US) to haul a couple of pups. I think it was around $300 back then (airline was about same cost). Picked up at my door and delivered to the door of the buyer. You still have to supply a health certificate to transport the animal. I pref...
by deseeker
Mon May 18, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: good by pepper
Replies: 3
Views: 2668

Re: good by pepper

sorry for your loss :(
by deseeker
Thu Apr 30, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Watershy Shorthair Help
Replies: 23
Views: 4785

Re: Watershy Shorthair Help

good for you :D :D
by deseeker
Mon Apr 13, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: A little help with "hold"
Replies: 31
Views: 3757

Re: A little help with

I use a paint roller -- my dogs like holding soft items better than hard items. Once you have it in his mouth, tap him under the chin to keep his head up and him holding on. If his head drops down --he'll try and spit it out. Keep lightly tapping under his chin until he gives in and holds it without...
by deseeker
Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:58 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Dog Being a Baby
Replies: 38
Views: 4091

Re: Dog Being a Baby

MH is an AKC Master Hunter title
by deseeker
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Dogs for Sale
Topic: Brittany pups --- Nebraska
Replies: 3
Views: 1387

Re: Brittany pups -ALL PUPS SPOKEN FOR

I got a deposit today on my last pup. All pups are spoken for. Thanks for your interest in my pups. :D
by deseeker
Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Dogs for Sale
Topic: Brittany pups --- Nebraska
Replies: 3
Views: 1387

Re: Brittany pups --- Nebraska

I have 1 female left to get a deposit on. :D
by deseeker
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Never buy a border collie...
Replies: 4
Views: 1276

Re: Never buy a border collie...

:roll: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by deseeker
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Dogs for Sale
Topic: Brittany pups --- Nebraska
Replies: 3
Views: 1387

Re: Brittany pups --- Nebraska

I have deposits on the male pup and one of the females. I have 2 females left for sale :D
by deseeker
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Dogs for Sale
Topic: Brittany pups --- Nebraska
Replies: 3
Views: 1387

Brittany pups --- Nebraska

HPIM2209.JPG HPIM2214.JPG March 21st, my Brittany female had a 4 pup litter (1M. 3F). I have 2 females to sell. My female is AKC hunt tested, hunted, and a family pet. The sire is hunted and needs 1 more win for his AKC Field Champion title. Both parents hips are OFA--Good. The 5 generation litter ...
by deseeker
Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: COVID19
Replies: 20
Views: 2882

Re: COVID19

The IA Brittany Club HT has been called off due to the IA goveners No gathering of more than 10 people rule. So the club has called off this Spring's hunt test and are planning for their normal Fall test.
by deseeker
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: Goodbye Little Lady
Replies: 18
Views: 3887

Re: Goodbye Little Lady

Sorry for your loss :(
by deseeker
Mon Jan 27, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: A little about you...
Replies: 1087
Views: 401249

Re: A little about you...

Hillbilly---
Welcome to the forum & nice looking pup :D
by deseeker
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Steady to flush- question
Replies: 35
Views: 6964

Re: Steady to flush- question

Keep working on her commands in new locations. She needs to learn she has to do them where ever you ask her to--not just around home. Once she gets different locations down, then start adding distractions (kids in the distance, dogs in the distance, noise, etc). Sounds like she is coming along. Keep...
by deseeker
Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hoosier Hello II
Replies: 5
Views: 1679

Re: Hoosier Hello II

Great looking pup :D
by deseeker
Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Recall question
Replies: 12
Views: 3249

Re: Recall question

cjhills wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:42 pm
6 months is not too young for a properly introduced e collar......Cj
I agree with CJ -- 6 months is about the right age to properly introduce the e collar JMO
by deseeker
Mon Dec 16, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Nick made his derby debut
Replies: 7
Views: 1846

Re: Nick made his derby debut

CONGRATES!! :D
by deseeker
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Recall tips
Replies: 7
Views: 2103

Re: Recall tips

X2 on birddoggers 2-- two check cords and a bag of treats--it works very well :!: :D
by deseeker
Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Local Pheasants Forever youth hunt
Replies: 8
Views: 1865

Re: Local Pheasants Forever youth hunt

Nothing better than getting kids fired up on hunting :D ---they are our future :!:
by deseeker
Sat Sep 28, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: NEF 22 Blank Gun
Replies: 4
Views: 2395

SOLD

I have received the funding---GUN IS SOLD
Thank you
by deseeker
Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: NEF 22 Blank Gun
Replies: 4
Views: 2395

Re: NEF 22 Blank Gun

SOLD to Jason W. pending funds.
by deseeker
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: NEF 22 Blank Gun
Replies: 4
Views: 2395

NEF 22 Blank Gun

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New England Firearm .22 cal, 9 shot Blank Gun
$100 - Postal money order, no checks

Doug Sieckmeyer - DeSeeker Britts
Blair Nebraska
by deseeker
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: My little man
Replies: 15
Views: 3154

Re: My little man

Now that's a 12 0'clock tail :!: Nice looking pup. :D
by deseeker
Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Replacement collar for Garmin 3/4"
Replies: 16
Views: 3847

Re: Replacement collar for Garmin 3/4"

Cabelas has long plastic replacement collars with holes every inch so they can be cut to the required length. They have them in 1" & 3/4" widths.
At least they did in the past--works fine for my Garmin e-collar.
by deseeker
Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: English Setter Pups NY
Replies: 11
Views: 3079

Re: English Setter Pups NY

Mark Howard isn't on here very often. I train with him and he just put a deposit down last Friday on a 1 week old pup out of a setter litter that Berg Brothers have. Just letting you know. Good luck with your litter. :D
by deseeker
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Early season Hun/Sharpie - need some direction
Replies: 11
Views: 4182

Re: Early season Hun/Sharpie - need some direction

You can do sharpies in Nebraska--but no huns. There is Bessey National Forest in the middle of Nebraska or Mekelvie National forest in North Cental Nebraska. They are national forest but they are MOSTLY sand hill short grass country. Bessey is 93,000 acres and Mekelvie around valentine, NE. is about...
by deseeker
Sat May 18, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Meet Our New Pup - Trudie
Replies: 5
Views: 1935

Re: Meet Our New Pup - Addie

Enjoy your new pup. :D
by deseeker
Sat May 18, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Not A Bird Dog But.....
Replies: 5
Views: 1285

Re: Not A Bird Dog But.....

I bet there isn't an ounce of fat on that dog. He's in great shape and knows what he is doing :!: