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by Wildweeds
Sat Apr 19, 2014 7:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Moving chicks from incubator to brooder, please help.
Replies: 15
Views: 3390

Re: Moving chicks from incubator to brooder, please help.

Surprises me not that your success with the foam incubator is what it is.One has to get the moon and stars all lined up just right to have much consistant sucess with those.I always fine ground the feed and dipped each chicks beak in the water(that contained electrolytes for poultry), I had the ligh...
by Wildweeds
Thu Apr 10, 2014 8:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ivomec questions
Replies: 20
Views: 5115

Re: Ivomec questions

Ezzy,He has it explained that he himself uses the dog food sammich method to dose his dogs, at the end he confirms the other posters way of squirting it in their mouth via a needless syringe as an alternative to the doggie sammich. One dose and one dose only on that stuff,its hard on the livers,an i...
by Wildweeds
Thu Feb 20, 2014 2:13 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Steady to flush or Steady to shot ?
Replies: 65
Views: 17825

Re: Steady to flush or Steady to shot ?

I don't know exactly who coined the phrase "And fall" but whoever that was didn't know that broke to "Wing and shot" includes the fall.Broke to wing is a dog that will allow a handler flush but goes on the kill.A dog broke to wing and shot,includes the kill.As Mr. Ray claims it's a PIA to keep one g...
by Wildweeds
Fri Feb 14, 2014 5:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brooding quail.
Replies: 9
Views: 3021

Re: Brooding quail.

Do a search for Oklahoma quail ranches,they have a real nice flight pen design that appears to have affordibility and performance all rolled into one.
by Wildweeds
Thu Feb 13, 2014 7:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brooding quail.
Replies: 9
Views: 3021

Re: Brooding quail.

I've got lots of quail experiance.First thing to go and look for is an old round stock tank,I have 2 of them a 6 footer and an 8 footer.Then make a lid for it with 2x2's and 1/4 inch plywood,Make 4 doors in the corners.I got an old floresent tube fixture and put 4 heat lamps in it,2 on one circut an...
by Wildweeds
Wed Feb 12, 2014 9:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chocolate lab not as smart as black or yellow?
Replies: 14
Views: 4148

Re: Chocolate lab not as smart as black or yellow?

The color of the paintjob has nothing to do with brain power,Theres more than a few idiotic Black and Yellows I guarantee it,and it comes about from breeding idiots to idiots.It gets done in all breeds of dogs.The method used to get such a beast is Backyard 101 where there is no real thought,unbiase...
by Wildweeds
Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How to keep the tradition alive?
Replies: 13
Views: 2150

Re: How to keep the tradition alive?

I grew up in a hunting family on both sides, my paternal side were from mississipi,my grandmothers job on their plantation was as a young girl to head afield and get supper with a dog a mule and a shotgun,my grandfathers family were cotton farmers as well and hunters.My maternal side is butchers/sla...
by Wildweeds
Tue Feb 11, 2014 9:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Horseback Trial Question
Replies: 59
Views: 16050

Re: Horseback Trial Question

I didn't read the responses to your question,I'm going to give you the awnser as to what would happen in this general location, as a newbie you will be given a very wide berth and free reign to set the hook and get you to come back and play again,some helpful encouragement will be given, and the onl...
by Wildweeds
Sat Feb 08, 2014 7:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: See Johnny Run - English setter
Replies: 9
Views: 3577

Re: See Johnny Run - English setter

Jerry Lewis had the dog for years on his string,Terry or Jerry Erickson in California owned the dog,There is still some frozen semen on him.Closest thing I had to him was a grandaughter out of Tioga Golden Girl,Key word is had,not much of a birddog but she had more than enough wheels and tons of sta...
by Wildweeds
Sat Feb 08, 2014 10:16 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: CAPTION THIS!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2583

Re: CAPTION THIS!!!

And the hokey pokey goes alittle like this.
by Wildweeds
Fri Feb 07, 2014 1:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bird Bag or Bird Bucket DIY Options?
Replies: 5
Views: 1239

Re: Bird Bag or Bird Bucket DIY Options?

For transport to and from field,I built a box similar to what the racers use, plywood bottom,top and ends and 1x1 welded wire screen for the sides,the top has a hand sized door that has a spring to hold tension to keep it shut.At best a 1 hour project that will last you a good long while.I've made 3...
by Wildweeds
Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:54 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New PacNW Pointing Lab Club
Replies: 11
Views: 2606

Re: New PacNW Pointing Lab Club

I must have missed the location,where is this club at? PNW is a pretty broad brush.
by Wildweeds
Wed Feb 05, 2014 11:34 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP Stud dogs in NW
Replies: 16
Views: 2582

Re: GSP Stud dogs in NW

This was my thought as well,You can search this very board for DgFavor and find all kinds of great photo's of Docs dogs workin birds.
Elkhunter wrote:
Talk to Doug Favor, lives right by you. Has some of the nicest wild bird dogs around. Hunted with him all last weekend.
by Wildweeds
Tue Feb 04, 2014 4:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Elk hunting
Replies: 9
Views: 3785

Re: Elk hunting

I used to elk hunt around Ellensburg with a rifle,as far as getting close,you can do it easily,on numerous occasions I was well within 25-30 yards of the herd,I never had any luck in 6 years of hunting over there i was always in the right spots,just at the wrong time.I did have a 5 point bull stand ...
by Wildweeds
Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Training with pen raised Texas Blue Scaled Quail
Replies: 12
Views: 3930

Re: Training with pen raised Texas Blue Scaled Quail

Raised as preserve shooters only,yeah his big escape had them hanging around awhile but since they all got loose and no call birds in the pen,the recall was zero,we have really wet weather here and are not in a rainshadow and with a high predator rate from ground and sky they stand about as much of ...
by Wildweeds
Mon Feb 03, 2014 1:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Update on Tigg and Rook
Replies: 18
Views: 6552

Re: Update on Tigg and Rook

Sharptail and the two shootin dog trials at Circle?
DGFavor wrote:
You coming this way this spring?
Nah, no plans to go that way this spring. All we have planned is a couple trials in Montana where the birds are already installed! :lol:
by Wildweeds
Mon Feb 03, 2014 11:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Breeder Question
Replies: 30
Views: 9801

Re: Breeder Question

Your Welcome,Since you have kept track of his program,whats to question? If your happy with the first one you got,pull the trigger on a second it'll probably satisfy you.Trouble would come if the mans product was in such high demand that product was not carefully bred for so much as it was produced ...
by Wildweeds
Sun Feb 02, 2014 11:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Update on Tigg and Rook
Replies: 18
Views: 6552

Re: Update on Tigg and Rook

Alookin good!
by Wildweeds
Sun Feb 02, 2014 11:52 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Breeder Question
Replies: 30
Views: 9801

Re: Breeder Question

Every dog is different, one can expect similarity but then again everything is a game of chance.There has been lots of times where history does not repeat itself even when repeating the same breeding.One breeding can produce stellar results in a majority of the litter while the next one produces not...
by Wildweeds
Sat Feb 01, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: fleas
Replies: 28
Views: 6091

Re: fleas

Your dog is allergic to them,that's why your other dog shows no signs,A single flea bite can cause them to have an outbreak and gnaw at their butt until its a raw bloody mess.I had a springer that was allergic to them,I used biospot on that dog.The key indicator for the re up time on the treatment w...
by Wildweeds
Sat Feb 01, 2014 12:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Training with pen raised Texas Blue Scaled Quail
Replies: 12
Views: 3930

Re: Training with pen raised Texas Blue Scaled Quail

My buddy the bird farmer has raised Valleys and scalies............ They are REALLY REALLY WILD acting.Get close to the pen and they go ballistic.I'd say 100 times more wild than pen raised bobs.He had an escape of valleys and scalies when his father in laws dog ran through the chickenwire,the ones ...
by Wildweeds
Fri Jan 31, 2014 12:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Accidental Breeding
Replies: 97
Views: 19165

Re: Accidental Breeding

after some research and looking, closed line or not.............. your being overpaid double IMO,Take the money and RUN!
by Wildweeds
Thu Jan 30, 2014 3:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Accidental Breeding
Replies: 97
Views: 19165

Re: Accidental Breeding

Take the 1000 bucks with a Notorized written stipulation that the litter owner registers them limited only if you want to remain vigilant at keeping your line closed.Without your signature as Stud owner they are unregisterable,pretty sure the pup owners will be all over wanting a good portion,if not...
by Wildweeds
Tue Jan 21, 2014 3:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: SEAHAWKS vs. BRONCOS
Replies: 36
Views: 9134

Re: SEAHAWKS vs. BRONCOS

A communications major from Stanford,Imagine that he's mangaged to communicate a spotlight upon himself.Last Hawks player to do it was Brian Bosworth and his T shirt endeavor. Ya'll are talking about Richard Sherman on a gun dog forum........ I think he succeeded in what we wanted to do. Now everyon...
by Wildweeds
Thu Jan 16, 2014 1:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Outdoor photos
Replies: 27
Views: 6307

Re: Outdoor photos

Techno challenged operator, point and shoot pic from what seems like yesterday with a dog that's been dead four years.On the Eastern Washington Palouse.Image
by Wildweeds
Sat Jan 11, 2014 12:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pro vs Amatuer Status Question
Replies: 8
Views: 2382

Re: Pro vs Amatuer Status Question

How much land do you own? If your doing this on your own private land.................. skip the license all together.
by Wildweeds
Sat Jan 11, 2014 12:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: pointing distance
Replies: 29
Views: 5650

Re: pointing distance

I know the trainer,cause I use him too,for anybody that thinks its a training issue, over 70 field champions from 7 different breeds and some AF ch's with a stub tail in all pointer entry. Gives you some insight as to this training.At 1 and a 1/2 with a couple months training Bella has the skills to...
by Wildweeds
Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: upland show tonight,830pm pacific time
Replies: 1
Views: 470

upland show tonight,830pm pacific time

Pursuit channel 604,chukar hunt eastern washington.
by Wildweeds
Wed Dec 25, 2013 7:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Am i going to "Ruin" him ?
Replies: 11
Views: 1906

Re: Am i going to "Ruin" him ?

My awnser is NO, that awnser can be contradictive though,if you continue and the dog starts to creep in or knock em because he figures out the birds game then you might start to have issues,but that is when the dog is telling you it is ready for a formal training regimen.Sounds to me as if he's doin...
by Wildweeds
Sun Dec 15, 2013 2:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: ANOTHER RANT
Replies: 18
Views: 6266

Re: ANOTHER RANT

Oil companies(I work for one in the refining sector) can get "Carbon" credits,they spend the carbon credits which allows them to sell a certain number of barrells of non ethanol treated fuel.Around here it is the "plus" gasoline,The blender operator where I work said it is the same thing as our supe...
by Wildweeds
Fri Dec 13, 2013 4:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Post dogs on Point!!!!
Replies: 738
Views: 350670

Re: Post dogs on Point!!!!

Image
by Wildweeds
Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:00 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What Dog for a Guy up North
Replies: 18
Views: 4424

Re: What Dog for a Guy up North

The hard part about posting in this is that each dog is different with the exception of the waterfowl I've got english setters and I've taken them from Washington to Montana and the Dakotas.I had a 10 year old eat up all South Dakota had to offer in a deep freeze,we hunted that old dog every day in ...
by Wildweeds
Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Right time to spay my Brittany
Replies: 40
Views: 11805

Re: Right time to spay my Brittany

I say not untill you've evaluated the qualities which should be close to 2 years,but then you have to be dilligent about not having an accident.I've met more than one guy who has expressed extrememe remorse from spaying a female.At a minimum I'm with the dog Dr,which equates to the 2 heat cycle rule...
by Wildweeds
Tue Dec 10, 2013 12:32 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: dog affected by cold
Replies: 22
Views: 5717

Re: dog affected by cold

Current on worming? potentially sounds to me like a mild case of hypoglycemia if so . Try changing the metabolism with 2 feedings per day.My old dead pointer had that same bodystyle, looked absolutely horrible no matter how much he was wormed or how much he was fed.At 5 years old he started having t...
by Wildweeds
Tue Dec 10, 2013 12:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tail docking
Replies: 31
Views: 8996

Re: Tail docking

We pull on em pretty good Hi Tailyn and seem to always have enough skin that it rolls over the cut end and heals up,hair grows to a nice point on them.Forget to pull the skin towards the butt and you got problems.Heck I know someone who used to cut em with the looped dog nail clippers,buy a brand ne...
by Wildweeds
Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:52 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Field trial question...kind of a weird one.
Replies: 43
Views: 8480

Re: Field trial question...kind of a weird one.

Dog remaining steady and barking upon flight of the birds with no one around = Precursor to the modern beeper collar/tracking aid.
by Wildweeds
Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:44 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tail docking
Replies: 31
Views: 8996

Re: Tail docking

I've helped or done hundreds of tails, 40 springers,over 100 gsps,5 litters of wirehairs,litter or two of britts,and a cur dog litter of GSP/GWP. My buddy used to cut them,I used a rope cutter soldering iron.When he saw how slick the soldering iron works I became the resident surgeon.He used to wait...
by Wildweeds
Wed Dec 04, 2013 12:06 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NSTRA Question
Replies: 13
Views: 2759

Re: NSTRA Question

Call the safetey with me and it's all over,I did the nasty over 10 years ago,things must have changed,You call a saftey or I call a saftey and the bird is done for the brace .Plenty of folks out there that know the rules,seen it more than once a guy get a 95 on a retrieve and then have 5 safteies,al...
by Wildweeds
Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:02 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Loss of apetite
Replies: 16
Views: 2460

Re: Loss of apetite

+1,That's all that is reqiured to kill it all off,second opinion at a different vet would be my suggestion.What you got going on there is a throw the everything including the kitchen sink method.
Cajun Casey wrote:IMO, you are triple treating. The Flagyl should have taken care of everything.
by Wildweeds
Wed Nov 20, 2013 3:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sickle Tail
Replies: 43
Views: 14740

Re: Sickle Tail

Might not be as educated as Paul but I've got some good stories about him,which would really make you wonder about the education.
DGFavor wrote:
DGFavor wrote:
:lol: :lol: This whole time I thought you were Paul!
by Wildweeds
Wed Nov 20, 2013 12:42 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sickle Tail
Replies: 43
Views: 14740

Re: Sickle Tail

Better birddog IMO than george Doc, Southwind Jetset Drifter or "Drift"
DGFavor wrote:
Doc should recognize the orange and white dog I've got posted,pretty sure he's seen her a time or two.
Is that George? Thought we were in the money with him at Nat Chukar SD last spring - got shagged man!! :lol: :lol:
by Wildweeds
Tue Nov 19, 2013 8:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sickle Tail
Replies: 43
Views: 14740

Re: Sickle Tail

Doc should recognize the orange and white dog I've got posted,pretty sure he's seen her a time or two.
by Wildweeds
Mon Nov 18, 2013 6:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sickle Tail
Replies: 43
Views: 14740

Re: Sickle Tail

Straight http://www.hunt101.com/data/560/medium/sonny51.jpg Slightly bowed http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/Drifter_Large_Web_view.jpg more bow http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/9147DSCN0080.jpg Little more sickle http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/ricky_1.jpg bad sickle http://www.hu...
by Wildweeds
Sat Nov 16, 2013 1:05 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sickle Tail
Replies: 43
Views: 14740

Re: Sickle Tail

For starters,that tail is not in the least bit bad,when that dog gets to working and burns off some steam and gets a little energy out of it I'd bet it's straight as and arrow.Second thing is too much emphasis is put on tails,dogs don't use their buttholes to find birds,they use brains and noses.Thi...
by Wildweeds
Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Training birds, homer's vrs ferals
Replies: 10
Views: 2559

Re: Training birds, homer's vrs ferals

Wow that's unusual,my homers have never done that either,they get up and go,over 1/2 of mine don't even circle most of the time,they just get going going gone.Nice thing about having both types though is when you get to needing to kill some birds you can put in the feral stunt double instead of kill...
by Wildweeds
Thu Nov 14, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tri color GSP pups
Replies: 70
Views: 21766

Re: Tri color GSP pups

Hidden hollow rowdy repeater is a multi repeater in the sire,look at how many littermates of that princess breeding there is in there in the fourth gen.Looks like some kind of onset of line breeding to me.That right there could be the key to the funny colors,the other possibiblity for funny colors c...
by Wildweeds
Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Upland boots, struggling
Replies: 32
Views: 6935

Re: Upland boots, struggling

I've got the whites smokejumpers for huntin/workboots,just like wearing slippers,I've never had a blister in them even breaking them in.Had my feet measured at the store in spokane.My feet are weird,one's a size bigger than the other and they are both AAA narrow,ones a 12 the other is a 13,needless ...
by Wildweeds
Mon Nov 11, 2013 9:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Contractor/real estate advise needed
Replies: 9
Views: 3450

Re: Contractor/real estate advise needed

Here's what I know about it, I was a journeyman roofer,my cousin and her husband bought a house,my cousin is a controller at a bank,she knows all about loans and what is entailed with it.A home inspection was performed by a jack of all trades master of none.His opinion was that the roof would hold f...
by Wildweeds
Mon Nov 11, 2013 8:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tri color GSP pups
Replies: 70
Views: 21766

Re: Tri color GSP pups

Well they used to have a breed warden in the motherland and goofy looking puppies went into a bucket.People that know what they are doing nowadays would chuck them in a bucket too.But as of lately when the oddball paint jobs show up it's internet time with 10 pages of comments complete with pictures...