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by Quailtail
Sun Oct 28, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Gun Dog Supply or Lion Country Supply
Replies: 8
Views: 2177

Re: Gun Dog Supply or Lion Country Supply

Great people at Gun Dog Supply. My experiences have always been positive.
by Quailtail
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Recommendations for a Semi-automatic shotgun
Replies: 25
Views: 3398

Re: Recommendations for a Semi-automatic shotgun

Benelli Legacy. No jams, comes apart to clean in seconds, 20ga is a dream to carry. Regardless of brand, (they all are pretty good), it has to fit you. Otherwise you would be better off carrying a stick.
by Quailtail
Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Teaching Whoa With the EC On Belly
Replies: 48
Views: 12436

Teaching Whoa With the EC On Belly

I tried to search this topic but got so many results wih none actually telling me the process.

Those of you that use this method, could you give me instructions on how to do it?

Thank You
by Quailtail
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ideas on catching quail from holding pen?
Replies: 9
Views: 1810

Re: Ideas on catching quail from holding pen?

Thank you for the responses guys. Gave me some ideas on what to rig up. Chasing those birds around is a pain for them and me as well.
by Quailtail
Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ideas on catching quail from holding pen?
Replies: 9
Views: 1810

Ideas on catching quail from holding pen?

I belong to a club that maintains quail for training and hunting. Looking for a method to catch birds out of a large holding pen other than chasing them with a dip net. Don't know if anyone else has this situation but it is a pain to try and catch 6 or 10 birds to take to the field. Need some kind o...
by Quailtail
Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Kansas Guides
Replies: 1
Views: 1080

Kansas Guides

I am looking for a guide to put me on wild birds using my dogs in Kansas. I can find my own lodging, clean my own birds and feed my own dogs. Don't need or want to have my butt kissed. Just point me in the right direction and leave me alone. Anyone know of a guide that provides this kind of service ...
by Quailtail
Sun Jan 29, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: KS/OK/NE Guides
Replies: 0
Views: 706

KS/OK/NE Guides

Looking for a guide that can put me on wild Quail using my dogs. Not interested in a put and take situation. I can do that locally. Basicly want someone who has land leased, permission to hunt private ground, and/or familiar with walk in parcels that hold quail. Does not have to go on the hunt, just...
by Quailtail
Sun Jan 29, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: A great morning hunt
Replies: 3
Views: 1277

Re: A great morning hunt

Great report. Where you hunting on public or private land?
by Quailtail
Sun Jan 15, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Late Season Hunt-N.East Kansas
Replies: 1
Views: 950

Late Season Hunt-N.East Kansas

Leaving KY for Marysville KS next Sunday for a late season quail hunt. Used to hunt the Tuttle Creek area years ago. Any bird reports for that area would be appreciated. Looking for Quail primarly, but, would not mind a pheasant or two. Any or all information would be appreciated. Thanks.
by Quailtail
Sat Nov 12, 2016 3:33 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Wanted: Classy Setter Female
Replies: 0
Views: 786

Wanted: Classy Setter Female

Looking for a classy female setter. Must have loads of style, big nose and a lot of hunt. Prefer a young dog that has had wild bird experience. Will be an outside dog. Not interested in big running dogs, as hunting will be grouse and quail.
by Quailtail
Sun Oct 05, 2014 7:00 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Garmin Alpha?
Replies: 82
Views: 38665

What's everyone using for a holster or how are you carrying the transmitter?
by Quailtail
Sun Nov 24, 2013 1:43 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: But wait ... what would you pay?
Replies: 127
Views: 27677

Re: But wait ... what would you pay?

I have read with interest the various posts and different opions of paying the land owner to hunt. I am a land owner and I do not charge people to hunt. The land is managed for wildlife. I have not been successful in establishing quail on my property but have deer. turkey, and cottontail rabbits. Wh...
by Quailtail
Fri Oct 25, 2013 3:07 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Hunting Pants
Replies: 7
Views: 2896

Hunting Pants

Any ideas on hunting pants that 2 people can't fit into the legs? I have a pair of L L Bean with the cordura facings, and while they fit well around the waist, the legs and seat would allow a friend in as well.
by Quailtail
Thu Oct 17, 2013 3:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin Alpha
Replies: 3
Views: 651

Garmin Alpha

I am having a heck of a time learning to operate this device. Does anyone know how to go back and look at a hunt and have it come up on their computer? I know you have to hook up with the cable but that is about it. Nothing in the manual unless I overlooked it.
by Quailtail
Sat Jan 26, 2013 7:43 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Reloader I need help
Replies: 11
Views: 4235

Re: Reloader I need help

Go to www.shotgunworld.com and post your question in the reloading forum. I can assure you will get the answer to your reloading problem. Be sure to include the picture. Those guys know their Mec loaders and will be glad to help.
by Quailtail
Sat Jan 05, 2013 4:40 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Kansas Tuttle Creek WMA
Replies: 3
Views: 845

Re: Kansas Tuttle Creek WMA

I have hunted this area with great success in the past. However, the last few years it has been bad. When I first started hunting the Blue Rapids area of Tuttle Creek, we found a lot of birds. Quail and pheasant. I recall a flood and since then the bird population has been on a constant decline. Hav...
by Quailtail
Mon Nov 05, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Garmin Alpha?
Replies: 82
Views: 38665

Re: Garmin Alpha?

I have gotten so old I can hear shi**. My beeper collars are ok if the dogs are not more than 100 feet from me, but my dogs hunt pretty wide. They are broke, and they will hold, but I can't find them half the time in thick cover. I hear the beeper but can't figure out in what direction the sound is ...
by Quailtail
Sun Nov 04, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Garmin Alpha?
Replies: 82
Views: 38665

Re: Garmin Alpha?

I am interested in this product as well. Has anyone put it to the test in a field situation?
by Quailtail
Wed Feb 15, 2012 9:13 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Teaching Here
Replies: 14
Views: 2672

Re: Teaching Here

The deal with this dog is that he knows I want him to come to me but finds it more fun to want to play keep away. If I get almost too him he will take off and make a couple of circles around my barn then flop down in plain sight. Chews around on the ball, watching me the entire time. He wants me to ...
by Quailtail
Sun Feb 12, 2012 6:32 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Teaching Here
Replies: 14
Views: 2672

Teaching Here

I have a setter that when I let him out in the fenced in area I have around my kennel the will not come when I say Here. I have a tennis ball that I practice retreiving with. He knows where I keep it, goes and gets it and wants to play keep away. I have not been chasing him. Thought that would make ...
by Quailtail
Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:12 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: More Pigeon Problems
Replies: 13
Views: 2204

Re: More Pigeon Problems

This time of year, hawks are a major problem. I expect this is what is happening to your birds. I have had hawk problems since back in the summer. Cooper hawks are the worst. Racing pigeons can usually out fly a red tail. They can not out fly that "bleep" Cooper.
by Quailtail
Tue Dec 20, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Oklahoma Quail
Replies: 7
Views: 1245

Re: Oklahoma Quail

I hope your birds return. Here in Central KY the winters of 77 and 78 nearly wiped out the quail. They have yet to return to those numbers.
by Quailtail
Thu Oct 27, 2011 5:24 am
Forum: Training
Topic: What would your expections be?
Replies: 14
Views: 2653

Re: What would your expections be?

The dog is not whoa broke, will not hold a bird and let the handler flush, will not retreive, will not heal. Knows no verbal commands. Starting to what appears to blink pigeons, will point for a second then move on. Has no interest. Worked him on a quail, same thing however a little more intensity a...
by Quailtail
Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: What would your expections be?
Replies: 14
Views: 2653

What would your expections be?

If you had a young dog with no prior training and was placed with a professional trainer for four months, 1600.00 in training fees, what would you expect your dog to be able to do when you picked him up?
by Quailtail
Mon Sep 05, 2011 6:52 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Diet & ear problems
Replies: 29
Views: 3743

Re: Diet & ear problems

On my trips to the vet for this issue they prescribed Mometamax. This cleared up the problem. However, you can not buy this product without a prescription. My setter is the only dog in my kennel that has issues. Pointers have never had a problem. It has to be something with the heat and humidity as ...
by Quailtail
Sun Sep 04, 2011 6:10 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Diet & ear problems
Replies: 29
Views: 3743

Re: Diet & ear problems

I have a setter with ear problems that crop up this time of year as well. I mixed up my own potion using, monostat 7 generic from walmart, white vinegar, and witch hazel. 50/50 vinegar, witch hazel with about a tablespoon of the monostat. Hard to get the monostat to mix but got it mixed up enough to...
by Quailtail
Mon Jun 27, 2011 2:31 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Soiling Dog Crate
Replies: 14
Views: 2853

Re: Soiling Dog Crate

This dog is broke. His training was completed a year ago. He is being allowed to do what he is supposed to do with little or no correction from me. He has puked, "bleep", or peed everytime he goes in the truck from day one. Air line crate, dog box, trailer, with bedding, without bedding, it makes no...
by Quailtail
Mon Jun 27, 2011 4:52 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Soiling Dog Crate
Replies: 14
Views: 2853

Soiling Dog Crate

Can a dog be trained not puke, "bleep", or pee in his crate when transporting him to the field? I am 25 to 30 minutes from training ground and this dog does does one of the three every time. This happens going to and coming home. The dog is 2 years old and is well traveled.
by Quailtail
Tue Apr 12, 2011 6:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: new Llew
Replies: 8
Views: 1022

Re: new Llew

From whom in KY did you purchase her?
by Quailtail
Tue Apr 12, 2011 6:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wild Birds Visiting
Replies: 0
Views: 315

Wild Birds Visiting

Looked out tonight about dusk and saw 3 wild quail hanging around the pen where I have about 20 pen raised birds. Apparently the 3rd man out was looking for a mate. 2 wild roosters and 1 wild hen. My pen raised birds have been calling each day since the weather has warmed up. I guess the wild birds ...
by Quailtail
Sat Apr 02, 2011 6:26 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How do you know when its time?
Replies: 23
Views: 4747

Re: How do you know when its time?

You will know when it is time.
by Quailtail
Mon Feb 28, 2011 8:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Finally time to send EP pup to training school
Replies: 13
Views: 2036

Re: Finally time to send EP pup to training school

If it is wimpy to miss them, then I am wimpy. My dogs are part of my family. They are more to me than a tool to find birds. They are my companions, my friends, they pick me up after a bad day. They love me and I love them. If truth be told, there are a bunch of us wimpies.
by Quailtail
Fri Feb 18, 2011 8:25 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: The Higgins Method and the "Magic Brushpile"
Replies: 25
Views: 6511

Re: The Higgins Method and the "Magic Brushpile"

Very interesting. When does the dog learn to use his nose? Would appear he is not pointing but stopping just short of the birds flushing. I do not see much intensity in his point toward the end.
by Quailtail
Thu Feb 17, 2011 7:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Upland hunting pants
Replies: 28
Views: 5599

Re: Upland hunting pants

Where can you find a decent pair of chaps that are sized correctly? I have one pair that are as big at the bottom as they are the top. I got them from Cabelas. Oil finished. Heavy. Too heavy. Another pair by Red Head, light weight nylon but also to big at both ends. Wicks use to make them to order b...
by Quailtail
Mon Dec 27, 2010 8:55 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loose Stools
Replies: 77
Views: 12605

Re: Loose Stools

They drink the same water I do from the water district. We do not have a well.
by Quailtail
Mon Dec 27, 2010 6:01 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loose Stools
Replies: 77
Views: 12605

Re: Loose Stools

They are outside kenneled dogs. Sleeping in K9 Kondos with plenty of grass hay. I will watch them closley and decrease or increase feed accordingly. I had to do something as what they were eating appeared to go straight through them.
by Quailtail
Sun Dec 26, 2010 12:37 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loose Stools
Replies: 77
Views: 12605

Re: Loose Stools

I think I have my stool issue solved to an extent. I purchased a bag of Diamond Extreme Athlete feed. Started on it Christmas eve. About 2 cups per dog. Stool on the pointer I have had so much trouble with has improved. My young setter stool has improved as well. I am giving them probotics from GNC ...
by Quailtail
Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:39 am
Forum: Forum News & Announcements
Topic: GDF CONTEST: CONGRATS: Ricky Ticky Shorthairs
Replies: 200
Views: 151642

Re: GDF CONTEST: Only 200 people can enter

Please put my name in the hat for the drawing.
by Quailtail
Mon Dec 13, 2010 7:52 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loose Stools
Replies: 77
Views: 12605

Re: Loose Stools

Comparing the measuring cup to what I was giving them would equal 4 to 5 cups. My other dogs would eat what they wanted. There was usually food left when I would feed again. Not this pointer. He would eat 50 lbs a day if you gave it to him. The dog is healty, plenty of energy, appears to feel good, ...
by Quailtail
Mon Dec 13, 2010 6:09 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loose Stools
Replies: 77
Views: 12605

Re: Loose Stools

No improvement. Giving Probiotics which began Saturday. Kennel looked as if I had a cow in there rather than a dog. That is the consistency of his stool. Cow piles. I cleaned his kennel twice yesterday. It would appear there is more coming out of him than is going in. Purchased a bag of 4life lamb a...
by Quailtail
Tue Dec 07, 2010 8:14 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Solid Gold Seameal Powder-Anyone Use It?
Replies: 3
Views: 668

Solid Gold Seameal Powder-Anyone Use It?

I have been researching Probiotics and found a product called Solid Gold Seameal Powder.

Has anyone used this product and if so what were your results?
by Quailtail
Tue Dec 07, 2010 5:52 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loose Stools
Replies: 77
Views: 12605

Re: Loose Stools

Dog was taken to the vet. Stool was checked and the results were negative. He could find nothing wrong with the dog. Will procede with the pumpkin treatment and cut his ration down and see what happens. Tempatures are in the low teens here so loose stool or not, he will need to have a reasonable amo...
by Quailtail
Sun Dec 05, 2010 2:27 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loose Stools
Replies: 77
Views: 12605

Re: Loose Stools

Just checked the can, "100% pure pumpkin". There is a health food store in the town I work. What should I give with the pumpkin? I only have 2 dogs giving me fits. The other two are not too bad.
by Quailtail
Sun Dec 05, 2010 2:10 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loose Stools
Replies: 77
Views: 12605

Re: Loose Stools

Just got back from the grocery. 2 cans of pumpkin. Will start them on it tonight. I am not familar with this probotic stuff. What is it?
by Quailtail
Sun Dec 05, 2010 11:56 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loose Stools
Replies: 77
Views: 12605

Re: Loose Stools

I switched from Southern States "Advanced" to Black Gold in the black bag. Situation is worse now than before. Their claims of 96% digestability is crap. From what I am seeing, 96% is coming out of the dog into my kennel.

I got 55 lbs of this stuff.
by Quailtail
Thu Dec 02, 2010 5:47 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: anyone experienced a dog that cant scent birds?!
Replies: 21
Views: 2975

Re: anyone experienced a dog that cant scent birds?!

I bought a Brittany several years ago that could not smell a wild bird, but was a bird finding machine on pen raised birds. I do not know what caused this. Perhaps the pen raised birds had more scent.
by Quailtail
Sun Nov 28, 2010 6:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Info on setters
Replies: 45
Views: 19144

Re: Info on setters

It seems that most of the old pictures I see of Setters on point, their tails are low. Was this in the bloodlines to begin with?

Seems now everybody wants a dog that is high on both ends.
by Quailtail
Thu Nov 25, 2010 10:48 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loose Stools
Replies: 77
Views: 12605

Re: Loose Stools

I have auto feeders. However, I do not use them as auto feeders. I put a pan of feed in them and replenish when they have eaten it. Depending on the tempature, they sometimes clean it up and sometimes there is some left the next day. Each of them have a different appetite. My 2 female pointers are r...
by Quailtail
Thu Nov 25, 2010 10:20 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loose Stools
Replies: 77
Views: 12605

Re: Loose Stools

With the weather turning colder and having them out more, I thought they needed a little extra. I mixed the feed so as not to give them an abrubt change as I do each year. The male pointer I just got home from the trainer. He is awful in a kennel. He goes then spins around in it. I feed at night aft...
by Quailtail
Thu Nov 25, 2010 7:43 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loose Stools
Replies: 77
Views: 12605

Loose Stools

Looking for suggestions on a dry food that will usually give a good stool. Have 3 pointers and 1 setter. Interested in the grain free feeds but with 4 dogs, cost becomes a factor as well. Have been feeding Complete Sport from Southern States. Switched to Advanced from Southern States and now have a ...