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by ohmymy111
Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: French Brittany
Replies: 15
Views: 751

Re: French Brittany

French Brittany or American Brittany? Both are good dogs. The EB, Epagneul Breton, which is the correct name, tends to be a smaller more compact dog.They have blockier heads as a general rule and a bigger chest. Then there is the obvious difference, they can have black in their coats. Depending on t...
by ohmymy111
Sat Nov 25, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Gundogbreeders.com
Replies: 2
Views: 722

Gundogbreeders.com

Does anyone use gundogbreeders.com? and have had an issue? I have called and emailed him MANY times because I paid for something I am not getting. No response. Calls go to Voicemail after 2 rings and no response to the Voicemail. Emails, same thing no response at all. Just curious if anyone has actu...
by ohmymy111
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Started Epagneul Breton(French Brittany) puppies
Replies: 0
Views: 732

Started Epagneul Breton(French Brittany) puppies

Once again I will be offering 2 puppies as "Started" puppies. These puppies will be from Hope Sur le Delavan and Jabo de el Matochar's litter that arrived October 25th. The puppies will be orange and white females, and will be ready to go about May 1st. When they leave they will have been well socia...
by ohmymy111
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Epagneul Breton(French Brittany) puppies
Replies: 0
Views: 589

Epagneul Breton(French Brittany) puppies

Hope Sur le Delavan and Jabo de el Matochar are excited to announce the arrival of 9 bouncing orange and white baby puppies. Hope has, and I think she is done now, 9, count them 9, female puppies!! They are all orange and white and promise to be some outstanding dogs. Hope is the daughter of GrCHF G...
by ohmymy111
Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brittany lines
Replies: 32
Views: 8663

Re: Brittany lines

I have a litter on the ground right now. They are all females and are all Orange and White. The sire is Jabo de el Matochar, an import from Spain where he was a "Trialer" in the field and a Champion -CS -IB in the Ring. The female is Hope Sur le Delavan and is a daughter of my dog GrCHF GRCH Vernon ...
by ohmymy111
Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Perfect Finish
Replies: 1
Views: 1733

Perfect Finish

Anyone have the Perfect Finish DVDs they would be willing to sell?
by ohmymy111
Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Shoot...Don't Shoot
Replies: 26
Views: 5268

Re: Shoot...Don't Shoot

Being a French Brittany guy, I have 14 here right now but only own 12, I think I can reasonably say don't shoot non pointed birds. I wouldn't worry about your pup connecting the dots with birds if you don't shoot any. The homework should have already been done prior to hunting as far as introduction...
by ohmymy111
Wed Feb 15, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Small Kibble
Replies: 16
Views: 3056

Re: Small Kibble

Hadn't really thought about raw. I have 10 dogs, so I am not sure how easy it would be. Plus I live pretty much in the middle of no where. The closest Walmart is 55 miles. Sourcing might be a problem. But I will give it a look, might be just for Mona, but worth looking into.
by ohmymy111
Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Small Kibble
Replies: 16
Views: 3056

Re: Small Kibble

Her initial issue is often mistaken for megaesphogaus. Yes they chew their food. But not all the food gets chewed. I tried Diamond Puppy, which is pretty small. She chewed it up pretty good, but it came back up. It had clumped back up on the way down. I will try giving it to her with some water next...
by ohmymy111
Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Small Kibble
Replies: 16
Views: 3056

Re: Small Kibble

soaking in water first won't do it. It just expands the size of the kibble and can't go down. She then has to regurgitate it. While the picture isn't entirely accurate, it is of her and will give you an idea of what is going on with her. Other than this issue, and how she got here is a long and expe...
by ohmymy111
Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Small Kibble
Replies: 16
Views: 3056

Small Kibble

As some people know, Mona has an esophageal stricture. As a result she can not eat the same food as the rest of the dogs, Pro Plan Sport. Well that isn't exactly true, as that is what she gets, but I have to grind it up to basically powder and add a bunch of water. What I would like to see is if the...
by ohmymy111
Sat Jan 14, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Inherited grown dog training
Replies: 9
Views: 3014

Re: Inherited grown dog training

Jumping in when you get there is usually a dominance issue. It is his bird and he thinks you are going to take it from him. Just need to work on who is the boss, and what is expected of him. Should be pretty easy to take care of.
by ohmymy111
Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Young Dog , Inexperienced upland hunter .. Shooting non poin
Replies: 5
Views: 2145

Re: Young Dog , Inexperienced upland hunter .. Shooting non poin

I have a different attitude than most people. The first, what I consider real, hunting season, I don't care if my dogs ever point a bird and bust every bird. If they find a bird I shoot it. If it is just a wild flush, I will let them chase it, but not shoot it, as it is their job to find it, so if t...
by ohmymy111
Mon Apr 25, 2016 4:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The Well-travelled French Brittany Breeder
Replies: 8
Views: 2457

Re: The Well-travelled French Brittany Breeder

It is a different game in different countries. Doesn't mean the good dogs won't win. Vern was the top EB in the US for many years, and I took him to France when he was a little over 2 years old. He received a C.A.C.T in a braced trial in France, in addition receiving several "Excellent" classificati...
by ohmymy111
Thu Feb 04, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: stud dogs sperm count
Replies: 5
Views: 1363

Re: stud dogs sperm count

What did the Vet say about morphology, motility and morbidity. These are important factors as well. . Here is a chart with some good information Ejaculate volume (without prostatic fraction) 1-6 ml Sperm concentration 100-500 million/ml Total sperm per ejaculate 300-2000 million Progressive motility...
by ohmymy111
Tue Jan 12, 2016 5:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Black and White Brittanies
Replies: 15
Views: 3950

Re: Black and White Brittanies

I breed French Brittanys and I would say that trying to guess from a picture isn't really possible. The face is fine, I can think of a good reputable breeder that has one that looks like that ones face. Ear set? Impossible to tell from the picture. A different expression would be needed to make a ju...
by ohmymy111
Sun Jan 03, 2016 1:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Subcutaneous lump
Replies: 9
Views: 2459

Re: Subcutaneous lump

Most likely it is a lipoma. Nothing to worry about. But have the Vet check.
by ohmymy111
Fri Dec 25, 2015 9:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: breeding help/suggestions
Replies: 14
Views: 3251

Re: breeding help/suggestions

Some females don't like being bred. I have one like that, that I bred today. I just grab her collar, hold her up under the abdomen, and let Vern take acre of business. Then I just sit with them while they are tied, and keep the female calm and distract her while they are tied. Have had two successfu...
by ohmymy111
Fri Aug 14, 2015 8:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Truck accessories and charging stations
Replies: 10
Views: 2719

Re: Truck accessories and charging stations

I have my stuff all on a wall. Three charging strips, shelf for bird launcer
by ohmymy111
Wed Jul 15, 2015 4:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Slip tie breeding results?
Replies: 7
Views: 2267

Re: Slip tie breeding results?

cjhills is absolutely correct. Vern had four ties that were of maybe a minute duration. Result 3 puppies. I might add, that Vern was almost 11 at the time of breeding. From my experience age becomes a factor in the length of the tie. I also know for a fact he is potent as I had a virility test done....
by ohmymy111
Mon Jun 15, 2015 7:50 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Blue Picardy Spaniel
Replies: 32
Views: 9750

Re: Blue Picardy Spaniel

Absolutely they can, and George runs NSTRA.
by ohmymy111
Mon Jun 15, 2015 7:18 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Blue Picardy Spaniel
Replies: 32
Views: 9750

Re: Blue Picardy Spaniel

In the US both are recognized by the United Kennel Club, UKC.
by ohmymy111
Sun Jun 14, 2015 9:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Blue Picardy Spaniel
Replies: 32
Views: 9750

Re: Blue Picardy Spaniel

George, I would certainly take Craig up on his offer. He will have the contacts that lead you to the dog you are looking for.
by ohmymy111
Sun Jun 14, 2015 9:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Blue Picardy Spaniel
Replies: 32
Views: 9750

Re: Blue Picardy Spaniel

I have never heard of one over here. And I don't know of and Bleu breeders except in Canada, Your best bet would try and find a breeder in France and strike up a conversation with them. Just a word of caution, the French can be a little touchy about their dogs coming to the US. My experience with go...
by ohmymy111
Sun Jun 14, 2015 9:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Blue Picardy Spaniel
Replies: 32
Views: 9750

Re: Blue Picardy Spaniel

George, To get a started dog from France would most likely be pretty darn expensive. In addition unless you go get it, you typically have to pay an exporter to ship the dog over, and that can get quite pricey as well. All of it is doable, but the cost will be pretty high. Will a breeder sell you a s...
by ohmymy111
Sun Jun 14, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Blue Picardy Spaniel
Replies: 32
Views: 9750

Re: Blue Picardy Spaniel

Hey George,

I was planning on running some this Spring, but they coincided with some UKC Trials that I run in. I want to start running more of them, just have to see how the timing works out.
by ohmymy111
Sun Jun 14, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Blue Picardy Spaniel
Replies: 32
Views: 9750

Re: Blue Picardy Spaniel

My dogs certainly don't range as big as an English Pointer or a Setter, and neither should they. But they will range out up to a 1/4 mile. The close working dog is a mystique brought about by some of the breeders in the US. Pretty much all of mine will range as big as any of the other Continental br...
by ohmymy111
Sat Jun 13, 2015 8:13 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Blue Picardy Spaniel
Replies: 32
Views: 9750

Re: Blue Picardy Spaniel

I have thought about getting an Epagneul Bleu de Picardie in the past. They are pretty rare, but an interesting dog. Their range is what concerns me, as I don't think they could keep up with my Epagneul Breton's. I may still look for a breeding pair at some point in the future, as I love the "blue" ...
by ohmymy111
Fri Jan 02, 2015 6:50 am
Forum: Training
Topic: What should I be feeding my puppy?!?!?
Replies: 12
Views: 3693

Re: What should I be feeding my puppy?!?!?

I always ask people who are buying a puppy from me "Do you know what the best dog food out there is?" Of course they never do.

My answer The one your dog does well on.
by ohmymy111
Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anyone missing a dog
Replies: 7
Views: 1436

Re: Anyone missing a dog

Where in AZ? I know several French Brittany breeders out there, and looks like it is a French Brittany. I can get in touch with them if you can get me a little info, sex, etc
by ohmymy111
Mon Nov 10, 2014 8:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New RealTree dog pillow bed. Has my dog on it!!
Replies: 1
Views: 567

New RealTree dog pillow bed. Has my dog on it!!

A friend called me all excited today. He was at a store and saw some dog beds, and thinks that that is a good looking French Brittany pictured on it. Then he realizes, WHOA that is Darius, the sire of his dog Hera!! So he bought 3 of them. It was the first I had heard of Darius, who is my dog being ...
by ohmymy111
Tue May 20, 2014 4:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: French Brittany
Replies: 7
Views: 1025

Re: French Brittany

I know both Matt Keller and Don Rice. In fact I just sold a 2 year old male from Vern and Ardoise to Matt, and talked to Don at Sun Country Bretons for around an hour last night. Don is also on the CEB-US National Board of Directors. They are both good people.
by ohmymy111
Mon May 12, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Flying pup to Canada from TX
Replies: 7
Views: 1233

Re: Flying pup to Canada from TX

Also have you contacted United about flying the dog. They only fly dogs into 4 airports in Canada, and of course none of them were within 8 hours of where my pups were going.
by ohmymy111
Mon May 12, 2014 3:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Flying pup to Canada from TX
Replies: 7
Views: 1233

Re: Flying pup to Canada from TX

I would make sure a receipt goes with the dog. I had two go to Canada in January. I sent a receipt and still had Canadian Customs call me to verify the purchase amount of the pups.
by ohmymy111
Sun Apr 27, 2014 5:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brittany Trainer
Replies: 1
Views: 433

Brittany Trainer

Looking for some recommendations for a trainer for Brittany's in the Pensacola FL area. Prefer someone that works primarily with Brittanys.
by ohmymy111
Sat Apr 12, 2014 4:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Female French brittany name
Replies: 13
Views: 1915

Re: Female French brittany name

I assume you are getting the puppy from Randy and Vicki. You might want to talk to them to see if they have a naming convention. Many of us French Brittany breeders follow the French naming convention. Each year is assigned a letter, and this is the "J" year. It is for registration purposes only, an...
by ohmymy111
Tue Mar 25, 2014 3:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: French Brittany Lines
Replies: 5
Views: 1319

Re: French Brittany Lines

I have visited Pierre in France, he is a great guy. You will find ALOT of dogs with Nat in the pedigree. How far back are you looking to have him appear? It will be difficult to finf anything real close as he has been gone for years. I do know of one son in the US, that was out of the last litter th...
by ohmymy111
Sat Mar 08, 2014 12:04 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Field Conformation vs Show Conformation.
Replies: 108
Views: 21353

Re: Field Conformation vs Show Conformation.

How do you find the dogs to breed that will be good representations of the breed? That is the purpose of competition in the field and in the ring. Our dogs are where they are today because of competition. The problem today is that people tend to do either the field or the ring to the exclusion of th...
by ohmymy111
Fri Mar 07, 2014 11:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Field Conformation vs Show Conformation.
Replies: 108
Views: 21353

Re: Field Conformation vs Show Conformation.

In the Epagneul Breton, French Brittany world, conformation in the Ring and the Field is the same. Conformation is how a breed is defined, and Field is what their job is. Both are equally important along with temperament. All 3 things are what, in the end, defines a breed. No one of the 3 should eve...
by ohmymy111
Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anyone have any experience with Hound heaters?
Replies: 8
Views: 2761

Re: Anyone have any experience with Hound heaters?

I don't think you can go wrong with a hound heater. I use it in my whelping box to regulate the temperature in the winter. I have talked to the owner of the company a number of times and had a booth next to him at Game Fair in Minnesota this past year. He is very serious about doing things right and...
by ohmymy111
Mon Feb 10, 2014 6:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: French Brittany around eastern Iowa
Replies: 17
Views: 3877

Re: French Brittany around eastern Iowa

Should be a good trial. Weather is improving which will help. This is going to be the location for the CEB-US Nationals next year. Suppose to be great grounds to run a trial, I am looking forward to it!!
by ohmymy111
Fri Jan 10, 2014 1:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brucellosis test
Replies: 44
Views: 8659

Re: Brucellosis test

I require an outside female to be tested within 7 days of the breeding, and I do the same with my male.

Vern has been studded out 22 times, so yes it adds up at $80.00 a pop, but as far as I am concerned that is built into the stud fee.
by ohmymy111
Sun Oct 27, 2013 1:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Kennel building questions
Replies: 4
Views: 723

Kennel building questions

I am pretty much done with my kennel building, need to hang the rest of the insulation and that will be all till Spring. A couple of questions for those that have heated kennels. What temp do you keep your building at? I use 55 gallon drums for dog houses, do you use bedding material? if so what? I ...
by ohmymy111
Tue Oct 01, 2013 2:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ND Bird numbers
Replies: 11
Views: 2262

ND Bird numbers

Curious about people that have been hunting or have hunted ND this year, and the bird numbers. Where I am they are down A LOT. Farmers are plowing everything up. AN area that is a WPA has been grazed off pretty much completely, all that is there are cow pies. Sad what we are doing to the hunting tra...
by ohmymy111
Thu Sep 26, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog Houses
Replies: 6
Views: 1239

Re: Dog Houses

I have French Brittany's so of course they are quite cultured and refined!! LOL I figure that if the dogs tear them up once a year and I have to redo the frames it is still worth it. I like PVC over wood as I don't have to worry about urine soaking in and the smell. I have my kennel panels raised up...
by ohmymy111
Thu Sep 26, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog Houses
Replies: 6
Views: 1239

Re: Dog Houses

I just made 7 of these for about $125. Barrels from Craigslist, PVC from the hardware store.
by ohmymy111
Mon Sep 09, 2013 11:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: newbie going to North Dakota
Replies: 11
Views: 1928

Re: newbie going to North Dakota

I am 45 miles north of Jamestown. Huns are few and far between as a general rule. With the cooler weather dog power might be the key. If it was warm like it has been, then I would be hunting shaded areas. The family groups really haven't come together yet, so they will be more spread out and not in ...
by ohmymy111
Mon Sep 09, 2013 1:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Soooooo..what is wrong w/ AKC Hunt Tests
Replies: 123
Views: 21186

Re: Soooooo..what is wrong w/ AKC Hunt Tests

Personally, as only one bird is found, and missed, then I prefer the callback for retrieve. It is a much more controlled situation from perspective. The dog understands much better and usually performs better in that kind of situation.
by ohmymy111
Fri Jul 12, 2013 9:07 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GPS Maps
Replies: 4
Views: 592

Re: GPS Maps

I use NDTRAX and MTTRAX. I wouldn't hunt Montana without MTTRAX it is great. Shows all public hunting grounds where without good map reading skills it would be difficult to know where to go sometimes.
by ohmymy111
Fri Jul 12, 2013 1:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Favorite Dog names, Whats yours?
Replies: 89
Views: 40042

Re: Favorite Dog names, Whats yours?

Mine would be Hellion. It's her registered name and what I call her. She lives up to it!!