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by gmanksu
Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Very Sad
Replies: 10
Views: 4330

Re: Very Sad

don't know that they are mowing it as waste, they are mowing it and baling it for feed because all the pastures are burned up.
by gmanksu
Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Porcine meat ??
Replies: 21
Views: 5981

Re: Porcine meat ??

I am just waiting for the first dog food to be produced with the first ingredient being bacon. When it comes out I am buying it and eating it like cereal :D
by gmanksu
Fri Jun 29, 2012 9:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Coyotes and Birddogs.
Replies: 52
Views: 9245

Re: Coyotes and Birddogs.

never had trouble while running dogs. However, our neighbor lost a house dog to a pack of 'yotes. They let the dog out to do his business before bed, I had heard the Coyotes yipping all night then all of a sudden dead silence. 10 minutes later I hear the neighbor hollering in their pasture for the d...
by gmanksu
Wed Jun 27, 2012 7:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Setter Endurance
Replies: 18
Views: 2833

Re: Setter Endurance

I would say there is a lot of genetic predisposition to be better in the heat. However, I will say that conditioning and body condition that dog is in has a lot to do with it. If the dog is too heavy then it will heat up quicker, if it is out of shape it will heat up quicker. Getting your dogs in co...
by gmanksu
Sun Jun 03, 2012 9:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: training table
Replies: 8
Views: 2394

Re: training table

I found a materials list for the table and the plans to build it. Thanks for the help.
by gmanksu
Sun Jun 03, 2012 7:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: training table
Replies: 8
Views: 2394

training table

Can anyone tell be a ball park price range for the cost of materials to build a training table, 12-14 ft long with 4x4 ends?
by gmanksu
Sun Jun 03, 2012 7:26 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Force Fetch Table
Replies: 10
Views: 4316

Re: Force Fetch Table

Does anyone have a price for the building this set up?
by gmanksu
Sat May 19, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ky to UT dog transport
Replies: 4
Views: 482

Re: Ky to UT dog transport

I will be in Western Kentucky (Kentucky Lake Region) the week after memorial day coming back to the Kansas City area,
by gmanksu
Tue May 01, 2012 9:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: English Setter Studs
Replies: 81
Views: 29787

Re: English Setter Studs

Here is one I am partial to, his main problem is his handler, but hey when you have a handful of a dog and he is your first real trial caliber dog there is a steep learning curve, just gotta work to get better every training session. He is goes about 57 lbs, runs with good style, and obviously point...
by gmanksu
Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:22 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: ACL Reconstructive Surgery (Human)
Replies: 7
Views: 2240

Re: ACL Reconstructive Surgery (Human)

I had ACL and medial meniscus cartilage repair in 1995, it sounds like you have cartilage damage or inflammation of scar tissue that built up after the surgery and subsequent healing processes. With you saying you have never had full range of motion since surgery, sounds like this could very well be...
by gmanksu
Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:49 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Inukshuk Dog food
Replies: 1
Views: 542

Inukshuk Dog food

I have been feeding this food since last fall (bought a 66 bag pallet). I am getting ready to place another order and am trying to find purchasing partners to go in on the next pallet. If you are interested in feeding a high quality food at a good price (it is not cheap), feed less food per feeding ...
by gmanksu
Fri Feb 24, 2012 9:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Setter guys
Replies: 8
Views: 1406

Re: Setter guys

Never heard of the chest thing, I peel em except for the tail feathering in about Mid-late March.
by gmanksu
Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin Astro 220 Screen repair
Replies: 7
Views: 1202

Re: Garmin Astro 220 Screen repair

Had it hooked to my belt and fell going across a muddy field :oops:
by gmanksu
Sun Feb 12, 2012 7:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin Astro 220 Screen repair
Replies: 7
Views: 1202

Garmin Astro 220 Screen repair

I cracked the screen on my Garmin today working dogs. Does anyone know if there is a way to get a replacement screen and install it outside of sending the unit to Garmin for service at $150 rate? This should be a $20 or less fix not $150 bucks.
by gmanksu
Wed Feb 08, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Gun Introduction
Replies: 26
Views: 3986

Re: Gun Introduction

Slow down your pup is very young to be introducing it to gunfire, introduce birds get it fired up for birds then introduce gunfire only around birds when it is in chase of a flushed bird. Rome wasn't built in a day and neither is a good bird dog!
by gmanksu
Sun Oct 30, 2011 6:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Setters?
Replies: 30
Views: 6105

Re: Setters?

If you are after setters in NSTRA talk to Wes Barr, check the NSTRA website he should be listed on there somewhere.
by gmanksu
Thu Jul 28, 2011 4:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Help Wanted?
Replies: 7
Views: 5069

Re: Help Wanted?

Travis,

The American Field would reach out more to the target audience, you might also post through NSTRA's website.
by gmanksu
Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:42 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Victor Dog Food
Replies: 6
Views: 1001

Re: Victor Dog Food

I have fed the 26/18, 24/20 and 30/20 formulas. the 26/18 here is $26 and the 30/20 is $27 I have not seen the GF formulas at the local dealer. I feed the 26/18 and the 30/20 dogs do well on it, my two trial dogs are on PP Performance, that is what they were on and doing well so I didn't change but ...
by gmanksu
Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Trainer in southern mo, southern il or western ky
Replies: 9
Views: 1146

Re: Trainer in southern mo, southern il or western ky

Are you wanting gundog or trial dog or ?
by gmanksu
Thu Jul 14, 2011 4:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Pigeon Coop/bird facility
Replies: 5
Views: 506

Re: New Pigeon Coop/bird facility

Looking good, are you going to cut in windows or ventilation.
by gmanksu
Sun Jul 10, 2011 7:44 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Deer Chaser - no more?
Replies: 8
Views: 2105

Re: Deer Chaser - no more?

I would keep the e-collar handy just in case, they are animals not robots and she is a curious pup as well!
by gmanksu
Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Midwestern States Shooting Dog Futurity
Replies: 14
Views: 1998

Re: Midwestern States Shooting Dog Futurity

Puppy basically up to a year old, looking for potential, pup should go with you and to the front, puppy manners around game acceptable. Derby=1 to 2 years old basically based on birth date of the dog if the dog was born in summer or fall then they are at a disadvantage to those born in Jan-March or ...
by gmanksu
Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Midwestern States Shooting Dog Futurity
Replies: 14
Views: 1998

Re: Midwestern States Shooting Dog Futurity

Bob is a hoot and when you get the three of them together it is a great time. All three great guys who would do anything to help anyone out. Bob-o is in his mid 70's and still running dogs from foot, horseback and hunting the sandhills all day long.
by gmanksu
Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Midwestern States Shooting Dog Futurity
Replies: 14
Views: 1998

Re: Midwestern States Shooting Dog Futurity

Jess,

Need to get you hooked up with the guys from the Wichita Bird Dog Club, Bob Lais, Greg Gibson, and Frank Schoenborn they can get you information and let you know about the rules, etc. If you want contact info for the club let me know and I will PM the info.

Regards,
Greg Morgan
Leavenworth, Ks
by gmanksu
Thu Jul 07, 2011 7:44 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Summer Project - Get Him to Handle
Replies: 51
Views: 14903

Re: Summer Project - Get Him to Handle

Here is the situation, he has gotten away with getting away so now it seems okay to him, I had the same problem with one of my dogs, he went where he pleased not where I wanted him to run or to key off me on the horse. If they can get away from you and they can on foot no matter the collar situation...
by gmanksu
Mon May 17, 2010 7:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what training does my dog need?
Replies: 20
Views: 4070

Re: what training does my dog need?

this is precisely why message boards can be a PIA, individuals should not be mentioned by name. I think that SJ can get what ever is needed from either person mentioned, knowing both personally and the product that either is capable of turning out. Be clear of what you want and what you expect from ...
by gmanksu
Tue May 11, 2010 8:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Shipping adult dog
Replies: 5
Views: 632

Shipping adult dog

Anyone have experience shipping an adult dog, is it cheaper to ship by ground or air, I know it is cheaper for pups to go airlines. I am looking to get a dog from the Portland, Oregon area to Kansas City area in the next few weeks. If anyone has suggestions let me know.

Thanks in advance.
by gmanksu
Wed Apr 07, 2010 1:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Judges gifts
Replies: 23
Views: 6264

Re: Judges gifts

Something that not everyone has in the embroidered logo print department is to get a set of the canvas insulated saddle bags with the logo of the trial on them.
by gmanksu
Mon Mar 22, 2010 7:20 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Dog food/performance ?
Replies: 0
Views: 384

Dog food/performance ?

I am feeding a horseback field trial dog that I own, Enhance Professional Athlete and am pleased with the body condition that it keeps him while being worked and roaded,3-4x per week. The question is that at times it seems he gets really hot, can act like the workout is not even affecting him and br...
by gmanksu
Fri Mar 19, 2010 6:42 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Finding a Trainer
Replies: 9
Views: 2922

Re: Finding a Trainer

I have not seen some one as good with soft or "problem" dogs as Jim Gourley just North of Salina, Ks www.setterdogs.com
by gmanksu
Sun Mar 07, 2010 8:50 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Spring Training
Replies: 23
Views: 1677

Re: Spring Training

Looks to be going under a fence, hard to go over when the climb is uphill :D
by gmanksu
Sat Mar 06, 2010 7:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Spring Training
Replies: 23
Views: 1677

Re: Spring Training

Who is the tri-color setter? Beautiful dogs in beautiful country.
by gmanksu
Sat Jan 23, 2010 7:04 pm
Forum: Horses
Topic: Keeping a horse?
Replies: 52
Views: 12169

Re: Keeping a horse?

Rutt I have two here at the house about 30 minutes from you both safe (as a horse can get), don't go out and by one until you get used to running dogs from one. We need to get together and run dogs, both of mine have handled, scouted, roaded, and been in the gallery at trials.There is a big differen...
by gmanksu
Fri Jan 08, 2010 8:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: trying to figure out a great english setter for brother
Replies: 36
Views: 11151

Re: trying to figure out a great english setter for brother

Rich,

Could you PM me John's contact info I would like to speak to him about his dogs, been watching the Lone Mt. dogs for a while in the field wondering where in the heck they were at and what the back ground on them is.
by gmanksu
Thu Oct 22, 2009 8:13 pm
Forum: Horses
Topic: Plantation vs Trooper saddles
Replies: 3
Views: 1178

Plantation vs Trooper saddles

How many of you use a plantation type saddle vs a trooper? I have a Tarpin Hill that I am contemplating moving out for a plantation or endurance type saddle. Considering the Hillcrest Plantation saddles made in Indiana by Myron Razor. Has anyone seen these or ridden in one? Thanks in advance.
by gmanksu
Tue Sep 08, 2009 8:41 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: strongpoint dog food?
Replies: 26
Views: 5843

Re: strongpoint dog food?

I know a very successful long time field trialer in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area that feeds it and has for years, he had it rebagged and sold it for a while as well. He still feeds it and says it is a good food. I have seen his dogs, over the years and know that he knows performance and what it takes t...
by gmanksu
Thu Sep 03, 2009 9:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wild Covey Kennels
Replies: 6
Views: 1215

Re: Wild Covey Kennels

Tony has some really nice dogs, I think all the dogs he has currently are out of Nat'l Ch. Lester's Snowatch and his female that is out of Belfield Silver. I have seen both his Pete dog and Henry as well as a dog that a friend of mine here in Kansas owns that came out of Tony's first litter out of S...
by gmanksu
Tue Jul 21, 2009 7:09 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Coughing setter
Replies: 7
Views: 1125

Re: Coughing setter

Cup your hand rub her throat vigorously for about 15 seconds. Does this result in a coughing fit? It may also be allergies, Benadryl can be used in dogs, may just give her a 1 benadryl in the am and in the pm for a couple of days and see if it helps. If it is kennel cough it must runs its course, ve...
by gmanksu
Sun Jul 05, 2009 9:01 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: tick control on nursing females
Replies: 1
Views: 233

tick control on nursing females

I have a english setter female that is currently nursing two week old pups and would like to know if any of the flea and tick control products are safe to use on her at this point with the nursing pups? Right now I am employing the pick, squish, and discard method, but don't want to take a chance on...
by gmanksu
Mon Jun 29, 2009 8:15 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Cleaning & Disinfecting Concrete Kennels
Replies: 8
Views: 2005

Re: Cleaning & Disinfecting Concrete Kennels

I second the odoban, get the gallon concentrate and it last a long time. I add it to one of the garden feeders that attach to the garden hose and put about 2 or 3 ounces in the reservoir, fill with water and and spray kennel let sit for at least 10 minutes then rinse down. For summer months I rinse ...
by gmanksu
Sat Jun 20, 2009 6:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wild Bird Training
Replies: 11
Views: 1505

Re: Wild Bird Training

Great looking pics. See any buzztails while you were running dogs?
by gmanksu
Sun Jun 07, 2009 6:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: AKC Field bred Irish setters
Replies: 10
Views: 3879

Re: AKC Field bred Irish setters

Keith,

Don Beauchamp now has Aiken in Kansas from Dr. Boser,he is a true all age type dog and that is why Don got him from Roger. I have a female out of him and she is very nice at 18 months, very natural bird dog with a lot of smarts, and a good motor.
by gmanksu
Tue Apr 21, 2009 7:24 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Exceed Dog Food
Replies: 5
Views: 760

Re: Exceed Dog Food

Contract on production switched from Purina plants to Mars Pet Care (Doane's) plants formula remained the same as far as the labeling and the results. Doane's already made the Lamb and Rice Exceed.
by gmanksu
Thu Mar 26, 2009 8:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Caladen's Strutin Gentleman
Replies: 64
Views: 10850

Re: Caladen's Strutin Gentleman

"Topher40 Mod-" God help us :lol:

Staying on topic Congrats to Matt, Ross, and the crew.
by gmanksu
Wed Mar 25, 2009 7:49 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Nutrena Loyall Stools
Replies: 15
Views: 2694

Nutrena Loyall Stools

I have a dog that has been on Nutrena Loyall Professional and I have been happy with the results of the food as far as performance, body condition, and stool volume. I just want to know if others who maybe feeding it that notice the stools are almost black in color? If so, do you know if the bentoni...
by gmanksu
Sat Mar 07, 2009 1:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: VET IN EASTERN KANSAS
Replies: 3
Views: 522

Re: VET IN EASTERN KANSAS

I don't know where you are at exactly but I would recommend Stonehouse Animal Hospital on Fairlawn in Topeka, Ks they are open 24/7 x 365 with no emergency call charges. Their fees are in line with most especially since you never will have to pay for an emergency call visit and you can go in at 8, 9...
by gmanksu
Tue Feb 17, 2009 1:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: feeding quail
Replies: 4
Views: 605

feeding quail

Just wanted to see if everyone feeds a medicated feed or non-medicated feed to your johnny house birds?
by gmanksu
Tue Feb 17, 2009 11:56 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Country Vet Dog Fuel
Replies: 0
Views: 577

Country Vet Dog Fuel

Does anyone on here use Country Vet Dog Fuel? I am trying a few sacks out in my kennel and am liking what I am seeing off the start and just wanted to see what others that might be feeding this food over a longer period of time had to say. Thanks in advance.
by gmanksu
Tue Feb 03, 2009 12:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: National Open Shooting Dog Championship
Replies: 72
Views: 16891

Re: National Open Shooting Dog Championship

Could it be time to visit starting a rotating trial each year or find something that is a little more centrally located for all the pros that want to make the trip. My thought that the economy could also be a factor playing into more limited traveling attendance as well.
by gmanksu
Mon Feb 02, 2009 8:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Roading drags
Replies: 4
Views: 892

Roading drags

Does anyone have plans for roading drags other then the chain drags. I built a set of chain drags, covered cable near dog hooking to chain about 2 or 3 ft back so as not to hit on the dogs legs, well when free running it end chains get to bouncing and whipping around and got us into a bad situation ...