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by edb
Mon Apr 13, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Bad rash on GSP stomach
Replies: 6
Views: 2323

Re: Bad rash on GSP stomach

Order some nu stock and put on it every 3 days. This stuff is really good for skin irritations and healing of wounds.
http://www.nustock.com/
by edb
Fri Apr 10, 2015 7:22 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: KINETIC Dog Food?
Replies: 43
Views: 21518

Re: KINETIC Dog Food?

[quote="Griffsmom"]So, Is anybody feeding this food? I was just at a new store opening (Theisen's), and they carry it.[/quote] To answer the question, yes there are several of us who run NSTRA and AKC events in the Midwest feeding it. The winning brittany in the amateur gun dog stakes was fueled by ...
by edb
Wed Apr 08, 2015 8:10 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Abcesses - recurring
Replies: 13
Views: 5777

Re: Abcesses - recurring

Sounds like a weed seed infection. I would suggest calling Dr McInteer in Nebraska. His son now runs the practice and will tell you what to do exactly to save your dog. Get the treatment protocol from him and insist your vet follows it. He saved my dog last year and yours needs the high doses of ant...
by edb
Sat Dec 06, 2014 8:43 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Food Crazy?
Replies: 4
Views: 1357

Re: Food Crazy?

Sounds like you need to spend more time on the table with him. Make him hold the bird for extended periods. If he gets hard mouthed with it you need to make a hard correction. Spend several weeks on just hold then short tosses on table making corrections again if needed. He needs to learn that it is...
by edb
Tue Mar 25, 2014 9:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Any trialers in central Iowa
Replies: 4
Views: 830

Re: Any trialers in central Iowa

We have a NSTRA trial next weekend down by Osceola. Feel free to pm me for more info.
by edb
Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:54 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Team Momentum
Replies: 47
Views: 15627

Re: Team Momentum

Someone can check my facts but I think of the top 5 finishers, 4 are Dr. Tim's teams.[/quote]

Are you saying they are feeding kibble other than their sponsor?
by edb
Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:57 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Team Momentum
Replies: 47
Views: 15627

Re: Team Momentum

Congrats to Dallas Seavey on his 2nd win. While Momentum is a top food he didn't win because of it. Jeff King (Red Paw) had an hour lead and was blown off course only several miles from finish. Aliy Zirkle ( eagle pack) finished 2 minutes behind. So I would say Dallas with some luck won the race not...
by edb
Mon Feb 03, 2014 11:21 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sportdog S400 problems
Replies: 7
Views: 1673

Re: Sportdog S400 problems

Call Sportdog. I had same issue and they replaced it for $50.
by edb
Tue Jan 21, 2014 11:10 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Dog crapping while hunting?
Replies: 36
Views: 9370

Re: Dog crapping while hunting?

There is a study out there somewhere that blood plasma protein significantly reduces fecal output and increases digestibility. I imagine you can buy dried plasma protein from a feed store. That's something I don't have to worry about because I feed raw and there is plenty of blood in his daily diet...
by edb
Thu Dec 12, 2013 2:52 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: realtree 30/25
Replies: 10
Views: 5089

Re: realtree 30/25

Issue with Inukshuk is you have to buy direct by the pallet. That prevents most of us from purchasing.
by edb
Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:51 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: realtree 30/25
Replies: 10
Views: 5089

Re: realtree 30/25

It's priced higher than Loyall . $55 for 33lb bag. It is 585 kcal per cup which is 200 more than Loyall so might average out. I just had my feed place throw a bag on with a shipment from American Distribution. Probably could get it cheaper if someone stocked it locally. I switched last night with no...
by edb
Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:54 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: realtree 30/25
Replies: 10
Views: 5089

realtree 30/25

Just opened first bag of the Realtree dog food by Corey makers of Inukshuk. Definitely more weight per kibble than Loyall Professional and Nutrisource Super Performance. Very dry to the touch for a 25% fat, no greasy feel. Hoping it will help add some weight to a hard keeper I have. Will give it a w...
by edb
Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: field trial question
Replies: 33
Views: 11692

Re: field trial question

I had a red from Scott a couple years ago that was same breeding as that female. Great dog that we lost in a freak accident at a young age. He had all the tools. I currently have a red out of Kansas from Don Beauchamp that I like a lot also. Cant go wrong with a red they make good companions for fie...
by edb
Tue Dec 03, 2013 7:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NSTRA Question
Replies: 13
Views: 2866

Re: NSTRA Question

Judge can ask for the bird to be taken out. Still safety score. You should not take it out without being told when safety is called.
by edb
Mon Nov 04, 2013 8:11 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Safe-guard
Replies: 11
Views: 1646

Re: Safe-guard

10% paste the dose I have always used is for every 10lbs of dog give the dosage for 100lb horse. So 50lb dog gets 500lb mark three days in a row.
by edb
Tue Jun 25, 2013 7:49 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: hot spots help
Replies: 25
Views: 6301

Re: hot spots help

Some of the best stuff you can buy. www.nustock.com
by edb
Wed Jan 30, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: damaged tail
Replies: 3
Views: 634

damaged tail

Has anyone experienced a tail injury caused by a hinged dog door? My dogs tail has a bad bend in it the last 3 inches. It was only after I put on the solid hinged door for winter that it occurred. It is about same spot that door closes on it as he enters. Guessing this is what has caused the damage ...
by edb
Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:16 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: New Product Coming Soon
Replies: 31
Views: 5785

Re: New Product Coming Soon

Gary, is this the Enhance formulas?
by edb
Fri Nov 30, 2012 6:58 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Purina pro plan performance
Replies: 141
Views: 41699

Re: Purina pro plan performance

But when the top two ingredients make up 65% of the feed (and they are chicken based ), how can one classify that as "plant based" and still expect to be taken seriously? So you have some additional information other than what you posted? From reading the ingredient label we could assume that there...
by edb
Fri Nov 30, 2012 2:33 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Purina pro plan performance
Replies: 141
Views: 41699

Re: Purina pro plan performance

If people spent as much time roading their dogs or hunting multiple days as they do trying to convince others what to feed they would find out real quick what feeds help their dogs perform to their potential. My experience Native - good performance, bad stool Nutrisource - okay performance, good sto...
by edb
Fri Nov 30, 2012 1:32 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Purina pro plan performance
Replies: 141
Views: 41699

Re: Purina pro plan performance

Since I have not been posting much, it appears threads like this "have gone to the dawgs!" :lol: :lol: You need to issue an executive order, starting with Purina Mills makes PMI (Purina Mills, Inc., duh), Exclusive and Red Flannel, among other foods and Nestle Purina makes the Dog Chow series, ONE,...
by edb
Fri Sep 07, 2012 5:32 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: How long do you feed puppy food
Replies: 22
Views: 5503

Re: How long do you feed puppy food

Thanks. Obviously genetics plays a big part but he is growing nicely on the puppy formula.
by edb
Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: How long do you feed puppy food
Replies: 22
Views: 5503

Re: How long do you feed puppy food

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by edb
Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: How long do you feed puppy food
Replies: 22
Views: 5503

Re: How long do you feed puppy food

Resampled952012-07-019512-13-5995761.jpg I have a 10 month old setter raised on pro plan puppy. He is looking so good I may leave him on it and put my adults on it also. First three ingredients are chicken, rice and poultry by product so it may be more meat based then some of their other formulas. ...
by edb
Tue Aug 21, 2012 12:16 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: eukanuba performance
Replies: 7
Views: 1236

Re: eukanuba performance

Thanks
by edb
Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:47 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: eukanuba performance
Replies: 7
Views: 1236

eukanuba performance

When did Eukanuba change the formula for their performance 30/20. It use to be up there with proplan for kcals. Now it is 3919 kcal /kg and only 380 a cup. I swear it use to be 466 or something.
by edb
Thu Jul 12, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Porcine meat ??
Replies: 21
Views: 6043

Re: Porcine meat ??

Brittguy wrote:I was looking for a switch from Diamond and was interested in comments. I never heard of pork based dog food
Eagle Pack uses pork meal. Its a very popular feed.
by edb
Mon May 28, 2012 8:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Red Setters
Replies: 11
Views: 2589

Re: Red Setters

Scott and Ben Berg of Berg Bros. have nice reds and just had a litter. They should be on your call list if looking for a red.
by edb
Mon Apr 30, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog Doors revisited.....
Replies: 8
Views: 2544

Re: Dog Doors revisited.....

Only complaint I have about the door is hard wind will blow them open. Not good in a driving rain storm. If protected from wind a great door.
by edb
Fri Apr 27, 2012 7:41 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Feed Once Or Twice Per Day And Why?
Replies: 31
Views: 9620

Re: Feed Once Or Twice Per Day And Why?

I feel the most important thing is to be consistent and never feed before strenuous exercise and allow a couple hours after. It is no harder on a dog to be fed a partial feeding at 6am and exercise at 6pm with another partial feeding at 8:30pm as it is to have a full feeding at 6pm and run them at 7...
by edb
Thu Apr 26, 2012 2:52 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Feed Once Or Twice Per Day And Why?
Replies: 31
Views: 9620

Re: Feed Once Or Twice Per Day And Why?

Twice a day. Feed dry in morning and with water in evening (hydration). Night before field trial half serving and nothing morning of. I wait two hours after hard work out before feeding. Train evenings weekdays and early mornings on weekends. I use to feed once but have seen good results since I cha...
by edb
Sat Apr 21, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Quick Energy
Replies: 7
Views: 968

Re: Quick Energy

If you are feeding a good quality feed try using glyco charge immediately after running. You only have a very short window to replenish the glycogen levels after hard work. Dogs burn glycogen prior to using stored fat for those quick bursts. I try to get it on mine within 15 minutes. Its important y...
by edb
Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:37 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Diamond high energy (Diamond in general really)
Replies: 9
Views: 1961

Re: Diamond high energy (Diamond in general really)

Well if he eats the pro plan with no issues feed it to him. No two dogs are the same and sometimes regardless what some will tell you food can be an issue. Proplan isn't so expensive I wouldn't feed it if it works.
by edb
Wed Jan 11, 2012 12:50 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Photo of the Day
Replies: 432
Views: 104052

Re: Photo of the Day

New pup at 12 weeks old. Nice to see natural talent.
by edb
Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:30 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Inbreeding or Linebreeding?
Replies: 7
Views: 828

Re: Inbreeding or Linebreeding?

My 11 week old pup from Bergs has same grand sire. Nice pup.
by edb
Wed Dec 28, 2011 5:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Picking a new pup
Replies: 10
Views: 1708

Re: Picking a new pup

I would be looking for repeat breedings, consistency between litters and references if unfamiliar with bloodlines and the breeder. Can't imagine pedigree wouldn't have some recognizable names.
by edb
Wed Dec 28, 2011 1:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Picking a new pup
Replies: 10
Views: 1708

Re: Picking a new pup

Once you decide the breeding should produce what you are looking for it comes down to personal preference. Male/female, markings, size ect. I like a pup in the middle for size and boldness. I don't want that wild child in the bunch or the shy one. Find a breeder you trust and pick. I have an 11 week...
by edb
Tue Dec 27, 2011 6:44 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Why THAT feed?
Replies: 22
Views: 5039

Re: Why THAT feed?

Mine have been on Enhance Professional now for about 3 weeks. Good results and no loose stools after roading. I also have a pup on the new professional puppy and he is growing well also. Prior was feeding Nutrisource but was driving 40 minutes one way so had to switch. No complaints with Enhance yet
by edb
Thu Dec 22, 2011 3:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Irish setter?
Replies: 30
Views: 6230

Re: Irish setter?

If you are wanting to hunt stay with the FDSB registered. They do have a shorter coat and some have a white patch. If you look at my photo I posted you can see a white patch on his chest. Like I stated just do your research and be specific on what you want when you talk to breeders. Disposition is v...
by edb
Thu Dec 22, 2011 8:18 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Irish setter?
Replies: 30
Views: 6230

Re: Irish setter?

If you do your research there are some very good red setters out there. This was the best family/hunting dog I have had. We lost him to a freak accident couple months ago. I would recommend getting in touch with Scott and Ben Berg of Berg Brother setters. He can head you in the right direction. My d...
by edb
Mon Dec 19, 2011 9:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Getting discouraged with Brittany
Replies: 30
Views: 4334

Re: Getting discouraged with Brittany

I understand she has never left the owners side. That's why I would get her out exploring just like I would a young pup. Planting birds close may work fine or it could make her never leave your side if she starts thinking you find them for her if she follows you. I certainly would not over do plante...
by edb
Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Getting discouraged with Brittany
Replies: 30
Views: 4334

Re: Getting discouraged with Brittany

I just don't like a dog that wants to go with you to find birds and not explore on their own. Guess it depends what you are looking for. What good is a dog that expects you to walk it to birds. If you plant them I would plant them a ways out and not walk her to them. She needs to learn to leave your...
by edb
Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Getting discouraged with Brittany
Replies: 30
Views: 4334

Re: Getting discouraged with Brittany

I would forget about the birds and just get her out more into different environments. She just showed you she is not scared of birds but scared to leave you and be on her own. Take her same place until she gets comfortable and goes on her own then move on to another place and repeat. May take days o...
by edb
Fri Dec 16, 2011 6:55 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Sasha's Blend
Replies: 22
Views: 4909

Re: Sasha's Blend

I am a believer in gluc./chond. I have a 15 year old house dog that at 13 was unable to get up on the bed or up/down stairs. After 3-6 months of high levels he started running around like he did when he was 10. He can jump up on furniture again and navigates the stairs just fine. I would give couple...
by edb
Wed Dec 14, 2011 9:06 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Sick Dog
Replies: 5
Views: 651

Re: Sick Dog

You need to get your dog to the vet. I am always amazed that people come on message boards to diagnose health issues. Your dog is hurting and needs some attention if it has gone on this long.
by edb
Sun Nov 27, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: puppy formulas
Replies: 11
Views: 3011

Re: puppy formulas

Do you know what the DHA level is in the 27/17. Leaning hard towards the new puppy formula.
by edb
Sat Nov 26, 2011 11:47 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: puppy formulas
Replies: 11
Views: 3011

Re: puppy formulas

What Native advertises as puppy is 30/20. Their level 2 is very high in calcium and would shy away from it for that reason.
by edb
Sat Nov 26, 2011 11:07 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: puppy formulas
Replies: 11
Views: 3011

puppy formulas

Seems like most companies are putting out puppy formulas high in protein and fat. Loyall, Native and Enhance are all 30/20 and above. I have always tried to stay around 28/17 for medium size dogs at maturity (50lbs). Are these higher protein fat foods just marketing or are they actually helping the ...
by edb
Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:23 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: pheasant hunting around Artas SD
Replies: 4
Views: 672

Re: pheasant hunting around Artas SD

Just east of river in far north part.