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by Richard *UT*
Tue Dec 14, 2010 10:07 pm
Forum: Forum News & Announcements
Topic: GDF CONTEST: CONGRATS: Ricky Ticky Shorthairs
Replies: 200
Views: 148305

Re: GDF CONTEST: Ending Soon!

count me in
I get lucky on this site
by Richard *UT*
Tue Jun 29, 2010 10:05 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Quail problem
Replies: 17
Views: 3353

Re: Quail problem

beak disingrating is not grom pecking, it sounds chemical, i.e. a pesticide or weed killer? That is the only thing I can think of but it has been a long time sence I had Orgainc Chemistry :wink: . I remember hearing something about week beaks because if a chemical a long while back but It has been t...
by Richard *UT*
Thu Mar 18, 2010 5:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: IRS On The Trail Of HSUS
Replies: 6
Views: 2293

Re: IRS On The Trail Of HSUS

Amen! I have always had a hard time with the way those people try to pass themselves off. Like they halp with shots or with spay and nuter efforts and in reality they have nothing to do with your local humane society. Great work
by Richard *UT*
Tue Mar 16, 2010 11:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The ridiclious use of the term "close working NSTRA lines."
Replies: 241
Views: 47970

Re: The ridiclious use of the term "close working NSTRA lines."

cjuve- not necassarilly- take Rangers Barshoe Angel- might still be the winnningest female in NSTRA- she could plain out cover ground And she probably could have covered more being chased off of horseback This might come as a shock to you but not everyone owns a horse or even likes to hunt on horse...
by Richard *UT*
Tue Mar 16, 2010 11:24 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The ridiclious use of the term "close working NSTRA lines."
Replies: 241
Views: 47970

Re: The ridiclious use of the term "close working NSTRA lines."

This is what happens when one feels like others are attacking something we care deeply about. People get defensive or go on the attack. It just goes to show that there are alot of dedicated people here that celibrate dog work. Each values different aspects of dog work. For some it is the ability to ...
by Richard *UT*
Mon Mar 15, 2010 10:33 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Zimecterin Gold
Replies: 15
Views: 4505

Re: Zimecterin Gold

Why would anyone use that product on a regular basis for a dog. Are you using it primarily for the ivermectin or praziquantel? Is there a reason why your pup needs praziquantel? "Do not use in other animal species as severe adverse reactions, including fatalities in dogs, may result" The Praziquant...
by Richard *UT*
Mon Mar 15, 2010 8:32 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The ridiclious use of the term "close working NSTRA lines."
Replies: 241
Views: 47970

Re: The ridiclious use of the term "close working NSTRA lines."

There is a very wide fundamental difference between the Amateur Field Trial Clubs of America and the shoot to kill venues of NSTRA. I think you right have got that wrong the STR in NSTRA stands for Shoot To Retrieve. As far as killling goes, That realy has no part in Bird dogs used for HUNTING! :ro...
by Richard *UT*
Sun Mar 14, 2010 1:30 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The ridiclious use of the term "close working NSTRA lines."
Replies: 241
Views: 47970

Re: The ridiclious use of the term "close working NSTRA lines."

Don't get me wrong, for fieldtrialing the AA is where the cream is, and for that venue I would always shoot for AA, but for a dog that I can play some games with ie SD, GD, NSTRA, NAVDA and hunt I like those breed from AA that don't have all that run. Plus at this point an all age would be wasted on...
by Richard *UT*
Sun Mar 14, 2010 12:41 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The ridiclious use of the term "close working NSTRA lines."
Replies: 241
Views: 47970

Re: The ridiclious use of the term "close working NSTRA lines."

If we all agree that the ability to handle wild birds is the bench mark for a bird dog, then why do we also look at the AA dogs as the end all of bird dogs? I understand the style and RUN that it takes to be an AA but I don't know of alot of AA dogs that are actually hunted. Most just have way too m...
by Richard *UT*
Tue Mar 09, 2010 7:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Coyote Warning
Replies: 41
Views: 23197

Re: Coyote Warning

There is a dog breed that not alot of people have heard of called the Deutscher Wachtelhund that is a great Goose/Duck tracking dog, but they also can and do kill coyotes. They will go into the den, all you hear is the sound of all heck breaking loose and then out comes your dog with a dead yote. Th...
by Richard *UT*
Mon Mar 08, 2010 5:53 pm
Forum: GDF "Hall of Fame" Posts
Topic: Building your first pigeon coop.....
Replies: 86
Views: 94657

Re: Building your first pigeon coop.....

So when I get my coop built and put some pigeons in, how long should I keep them in before I use them for training so that they return? I plan on getting some birds that are about 100 miles away, will that keep them in my loft? What type of food? regular bird feed? crushed corn? Or you can look for...
by Richard *UT*
Sun Mar 07, 2010 10:10 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NGSPA National FT
Replies: 85
Views: 19028

Re: NGSPA National FT

Wow! I love threads like these. All the serious GSP in one thread, I haven't been spending as much time on this forum lately but this one remindes me why I love it. It also makes me ache for the time when I can make my dogs more that a side hobby. As for now, School, kids, work and keep dreaming. Th...
by Richard *UT*
Sun Mar 07, 2010 2:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Spring Training
Replies: 23
Views: 1542

Re: Spring Training

Wow! Just incredible pics. Thanks a ton for sharing 8)
by Richard *UT*
Fri Mar 05, 2010 2:15 pm
Forum: GDF "Hall of Fame" Posts
Topic: Ivomec ?
Replies: 104
Views: 50064

Re: Ivomec ?

I was looking for this info and it took a bit to finaly come accross this one in a search. It looks like there are alot of questions about Ivomec that keep popping up. Often times the answer given is to do a search. I think that any info that might be needed is answered in this thread or could be ad...
by Richard *UT*
Tue Aug 25, 2009 4:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What breed of dog would you NEVER want to own?
Replies: 62
Views: 9505

Re: What breed of dog would you NEVER want to own?

Dalmation - Nuts, Barks, Bites, No Brain Chow Chow - One of the only breeds to ever bite me, two different dogs Bedlington - Just the shame of it all Bull Terrier - Unstable mentaly, I don't think that is a good trait to have in a Terrier Dachshund - Barks, Gets fat, Ugly (my opinion) Nippy. I realy...
by Richard *UT*
Thu Jun 25, 2009 4:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hickox or Perfection Kennels
Replies: 11
Views: 3496

Re: Hickox or Perfection Kennels

I have both Videos, I liked Hickox because it seemed like a very approachable way to train. I liked the idea of getting the gun and the birds out of the way first, before investing too much time on a dog that has a problem with either. In the end I chose the perfection method because, first, a guy I...
by Richard *UT*
Tue May 19, 2009 11:54 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Farm Supply Automatic pigeon waterer
Replies: 6
Views: 777

Re: Farm Supply Automatic pigeon waterer

Great, That will save me some money on the nipples. Thanks again for the info and I will post some pics of the loft when I am done.
by Richard *UT*
Mon May 18, 2009 9:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Farm Supply Automatic pigeon waterer
Replies: 6
Views: 777

Re: Farm Supply Automatic pigeon waterer

Thanks for the info. Have you had any problems with this setup? Whould you do it again? How many nipples should have for about 10-12 pigeons? I was thinking about one for every two birds. Thanks again for any help offered. When I get all this worked out I will post the info on the hall of fame post....
by Richard *UT*
Sun May 17, 2009 10:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Farm Supply Automatic pigeon waterer
Replies: 6
Views: 777

Farm Supply Automatic pigeon waterer

I remember a while back somebody posted some nipples that can automatically water the pigeons. I thought it was farm supply or tractor supply but I can't find the info using the search. It might have been back on the old format but I am sure somebody knows what I am talking about. Feel free to post ...
by Richard *UT*
Tue Mar 31, 2009 1:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: F1 Quail
Replies: 8
Views: 1521

Re: F1 Quail

:| Is that an abstract from the published study? THat did nothing to clear up what an F1 chick was other than to say that the F1 was a second generation chick raised on a special diet. What was the porblem, to begin with? OH and please...Like I am a 8 year old. :roll:
by Richard *UT*
Mon Sep 22, 2008 12:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is NSTRA?
Replies: 73
Views: 10923

Re: What is NSTRA?

An AA dog would blow through a NSTRA field in 3 min. I have hopes to train my dogs for NSTRA trials and part of the score is obedience and keeping the dog on the field. More like Gun Gogs, in that, run is still highly valued but bird work, backing and retrieve are king with most points for bird work...
by Richard *UT*
Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Keeping dog in heat safe
Replies: 11
Views: 960

Re: Keeping dog in heat safe

My little lady went into her first heat cycle a few days ago and she seems to be in pain. Is this normal? She will not come out of her house and just looks pathetic. :( If this is normal for first heat cycles is there anything I can do to help her through this. It is a bit sad to see her like this. ...
by Richard *UT*
Tue Sep 02, 2008 12:41 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GDF Shirts
Replies: 122
Views: 39058

Re: GDF Shirts

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by Richard *UT*
Tue Sep 02, 2008 12:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GDF Shirts
Replies: 122
Views: 39058

Re: GDF Shirts

I heard about this on NPR. http://www.cafepress.com/ Anyone can submit a design and then when others buy the t-shirt with a design, the person who created the design gets a little "royalty" back. We could all buy the same design that we decide on and then the "royalty" could come back to the GDF. Th...
by Richard *UT*
Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog Dooley
Replies: 7
Views: 1104

Re: Dog Dooley

I have a friend that used a 50 gal barrel and buried it so that the top was 4 ft bellow the ground (the barrel is laid on its' side) and just made his own septic tank. It has an attached tube with a cover on it where he can feed the crap in and he has never complained. No smell or mess. Takes a ton ...
by Richard *UT*
Fri Aug 08, 2008 12:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pigeons in Confined Areas/Neighborhoods
Replies: 4
Views: 457

Re: Pigeons in Confined Areas/Neighborhoods

If you fly the birds hungry, as in not feeding the pigeons the day they fly, and then feed them shortly (Half hour) after they fly, then they will enter the loft much quicker. Some people wistle or make some kind of distinguishing noise while the birds are feeding and the birds are still homeing to ...
by Richard *UT*
Tue Jun 24, 2008 10:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Altitude sickness in a dog???????
Replies: 6
Views: 869

Re: Altitude sickness in a dog???????

Which of the 14ers are you doing? I did Longs Peak and want to try Blanco. Take pictures and post them, I will be looking for them, let me know how it goes anyway because now you have got me thinking, (never a good thing).
by Richard *UT*
Fri May 30, 2008 8:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Need help with name!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2836

Re: Need help with name!!

Since Dad is "Man in Black" and Mom is "...Here for the Party",
what about SS MIB Fancy Party Girl and call her Paris :lol: or just Bitch
by Richard *UT*
Fri May 30, 2008 8:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sharpshooters Kennels dog
Replies: 53
Views: 13373

Re: Sharpshooters Kennels dog

Good for you CR, when someone offers an apology when a mistake is made, for me, it makes the opinion that much more appreciated and weighted. Whether basd on 2 or 7 dogs it is opinion based on the experiences with those dogs. For those that don't like the opinions, fine, move on. I have a Clown bred...
by Richard *UT*
Tue Mar 18, 2008 11:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Critical Supreme Court Case Today For Guns and Dogs
Replies: 17
Views: 3237

I say lock this type of thread down. Each one of us can decide for ourselves. I am sure there are lots of forums for both sides, Lets keep this forum about the dogs. I would be ok with a politics area, and would be sure to keep out of it.
by Richard *UT*
Sun Feb 03, 2008 12:02 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is your favorite non-sporting dog breed?
Replies: 64
Views: 8976

Boxer, Bull Mastiff, Rat terrier, Airedale Terrier, I like the Argentine Doggo but I would have to find a VERY calm dog, American Bulldog, Shiba Inu, and I love the French Mastiff.
by Richard *UT*
Tue Jan 29, 2008 1:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Help with WHP & Britts??
Replies: 10
Views: 2090

I think the Britts are fine dogs. Lots of great breeders with outstanding breeding stock. The Britt folks really focus on making thier dogs both conformationally correct as well as outstanding bird dogs. THat is not to take anything away from the GWP. I always thought Britts were known for being goo...
by Richard *UT*
Wed Dec 26, 2007 3:05 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Crates/Kennels
Replies: 1
Views: 942

Ya, are you still looking to place these?
by Richard *UT*
Thu Dec 13, 2007 10:45 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Force fetching Pics
Replies: 6
Views: 1151

What part of Utah are you in. Did you barrow the table from a lab trainer.
by Richard *UT*
Tue Dec 11, 2007 1:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bad Bites
Replies: 125
Views: 18222

Roger, Interesting that you would post those pics of Hud's Bite. I Had PMed a member here about your dog Hud and about breeding to him. So I appreciate you posting those pics. I will be in contact with you in a couple years to do some serrious tallking but till then, Keep winning and Thanks. Now Wan...
by Richard *UT*
Thu Dec 06, 2007 9:42 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pigeon watering dilema
Replies: 23
Views: 6714

I cant see it either.
by Richard *UT*
Wed Nov 28, 2007 1:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My new little buddy
Replies: 13
Views: 2892

Wow! I think the Weim owners that have the best looking Weims are all here on this forum. Those are GREAT looking pups. That is not very nice you guys, I only have so much room for dogs. Very nice
by Richard *UT*
Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Finally a new pup for Me
Replies: 11
Views: 1700

Finally a new pup for Me

After a very long wait I have a new puppy. Her name is Phoenix, she is a line bred Rawhides Clown, and Fancy White Trash dog that I got from TAK (a member here). Here is her Ped http://www.taksdogs.netkennel.com/PedigreeView.asp?DogID=23477&HDR=Clown%20X%20Jesse We gor her on Halloween. The kids had...
by Richard *UT*
Tue Nov 13, 2007 12:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Continued / common sence post. Field trial dog past/present
Replies: 18
Views: 2578

On another note, that lil Pointer handled like a top and was probably NEVER more that 200 yards out, but always to the front and hitting the objectives. He was a BIRD DOG in every sense of the word, pure and simple.
Who was the dog?
by Richard *UT*
Sat Nov 10, 2007 9:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Eat Coot?
Replies: 28
Views: 4924

I have no idea what you guys are talking about what is a coot. A coot is a duck that has to "run on the water to take off" From what I understand coots can taste good but shouldbe taken on a bird by bird basis. If it does not look good then it is not. :? I don't think that duck tastes good in anyth...
by Richard *UT*
Sat Nov 10, 2007 4:57 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: George Hickox and his bird dogs??
Replies: 5
Views: 963

I do not know about his dogs but I like the way he approaches training bird dogs. With Birds first and then manners.
by Richard *UT*
Tue Nov 06, 2007 11:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Searching for embroidered GSP patches
Replies: 6
Views: 1209

I would find a business that does embroidery for businesses, hats, shirts...and send them your design. Those machines are computerized so they can do almost anything you would like. I work with the scouting program and there are lots of businesses that do custom patch work. here are smoe links. If y...
by Richard *UT*
Fri Oct 12, 2007 8:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Gunny's first try.
Replies: 3
Views: 913

It's funny how things change. When I first started looking for a bird dog I had two choices that I liked. A GSP or a Pointer. Now I LOVE the way setters look. And GWP, Visla, and Weims have come up so far that I would loke to own a good dog of any of those breeds. Thanks for posting pic and keep the...
by Richard *UT*
Sat Oct 06, 2007 6:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: chew toys for pups...yes or no?
Replies: 20
Views: 3892

I gave my pup "tree nails" or "trunnels". They are white oak dowels that are used for timber framing. They are wood so my pup would like the smell but they are too hard to destroy. Gets the bite out of the pup. Worked for me anyway.
by Richard *UT*
Sat Oct 06, 2007 5:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bird Boxes
Replies: 11
Views: 1612

I will be building two just like yours and I will post pics here in about a week
by Richard *UT*
Sat Oct 06, 2007 3:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bird Boxes
Replies: 11
Views: 1612

Thanks a ton For those pic Addict. I appreciate you taking and posting those pics for me.
by Richard *UT*
Sat Sep 29, 2007 6:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: And the search ends......(now with Avatar)
Replies: 7
Views: 1328

Post some Pics. I am excited to see your pup
by Richard *UT*
Tue Sep 25, 2007 11:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Innotek launcher
Replies: 4
Views: 955

Post what you find. I will be in the market for a launcher in a few months.
by Richard *UT*
Fri Sep 21, 2007 9:13 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: a nother question from the new guy....
Replies: 21
Views: 4913

I am one of those guys that has a nack for remembering lines from movies. I believe he said. "Load your hands you SOB" before charging in. If you want I can give you all the lines to tombstone. :lol:
by Richard *UT*
Tue Sep 18, 2007 9:54 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Seeking good advice
Replies: 15
Views: 3594

I have found a man on my route that trains English Pointers for field trials . He has invited me to attend some upcoming trials and I think he wants to introduce me to a friend of his that trains gun dogs . Hopefully he will be as willing to help me out as you all have been , of course I may wear o...