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by highcotton
Wed Oct 29, 2014 10:15 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Concealed carry
Replies: 31
Views: 11714

Re: Concealed carry

Lightweight Colt Commander 45 ACP, Kramer inside the waistband holster.
by highcotton
Tue Oct 01, 2013 4:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Ivomec
Replies: 11
Views: 2171

Re: Ivomec

I remember Task hog wormer..used it for years and it worked.
by highcotton
Mon Sep 30, 2013 9:21 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Ivomec
Replies: 11
Views: 2171

Re: Ivomec

My dad thought sulfur and black oil was a cure for everything. Was probably not the best idea. I remember Filarabits. They were expensive and had to be given daily. One of the old time chemicals that did work was Lindane dip. We kept a barrel mixed up all summer. Never any flea or tick problems. I t...
by highcotton
Sun Sep 29, 2013 6:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Ivomec
Replies: 11
Views: 2171

Ivomec

Any of you remember what the dog world was like before Ivomec? Heart worm prevention was a daily chore and many good dogs put down because of demodex. I would hate to go back to those days.
by highcotton
Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:30 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Which airline to send dog on from SLC, UT to Lexington, KY
Replies: 8
Views: 1536

Re: Which airline to send dog on from SLC, UT to Lexington, KY

Delta has always done a good job for me.
by highcotton
Sat Jun 29, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: When is enough enough aggressive dog
Replies: 45
Views: 13875

Re: When is enough enough aggressive dog

Dogs that would rather fight than hunt when in the field should be removed from the gene pool.
by highcotton
Fri May 31, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Ithaca sxs 20ga
Replies: 19
Views: 7547

Re: Ithaca sxs 20ga

The splinter is a very narrow short forearm just big enough to keep you hand from getting burned by hot bbls. The beavertail is much wider and actually wraps part-way around the bbls. Go to gunbroker.com and search for skb 100 and 200 and you will see the difference.
by highcotton
Fri May 31, 2013 9:18 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Ithaca sxs 20ga
Replies: 19
Views: 7547

Re: Ithaca sxs 20ga

Depending on the time period you are talking about it could be one of the Ithaca's made by SKB. The model 100 is a sxs with splinter forarm and extractors. The model 200 is a sxs with beavertail forearm and ejectors. Both are excellent guns but are getting harder to find and going up in price. Follo...
by highcotton
Tue Apr 16, 2013 12:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Llewellin Setter Pedigree (let me know what you think)
Replies: 7
Views: 1031

Re: Llewellin Setter Pedigree (let me know what you think)

Lonestars are bred by James Singleton in TX. Lonestar Dunns Bama came from Marvin Dunn's kennel in AL and is all Bomber. Mali is out of the same stuff as my Josh dog which is basically Blizzard/Bomber cross. If I remember right Mojo is a Glen Roark bred Bondhu owned by Chuck Wilson at Whiterock kenn...
by highcotton
Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:39 pm
Forum: Legislation & Hunting Rights
Topic: Concealed carry
Replies: 35
Views: 14681

Re: Concealed carry

Alabama carry permit is honored in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wyoming. Good for one year and costs $15.00. ...
by highcotton
Mon Aug 06, 2012 9:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Rabies shot already?!?
Replies: 30
Views: 4867

Re: Rabies shot already?!?

I have always done it at 16 weeks. Its a killed vaccine, so its relatively harmless with the possible exception of a vax reaction. All that generally amounts to is a swollen face that goes down with benadryl. pretty rare. K Doc, I have a kennel situation with new dogs coming and going. The chance o...
by highcotton
Mon Aug 06, 2012 2:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Rabies shot already?!?
Replies: 30
Views: 4867

Re: Rabies shot already?!?

16 weeks
by highcotton
Fri Aug 03, 2012 8:10 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Taurus - THE JUDGE
Replies: 16
Views: 4492

Re: Taurus - THE JUDGE

I had one of the 2 1/2" chambered models early on and it shot 6" to the left at 7 yards with 45LC ammo. Not much you can about that with fixed sights. I traded it to a guy who only wanted to shoot shot shells. I made him aware of the problem before we traded. Although I took a beating on the deal I ...
by highcotton
Sun Jul 29, 2012 6:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Meet Henry
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Meet Henry

Henry at 12 weeks
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by highcotton
Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I am researching past Llewellin strains-Manlove
Replies: 5
Views: 647

Re: I am researching past Llewellin strains-Manlove

http://www.llewellinsetter.net/breeders.html You may already know about this site but it lists most of the FDSB registered Llewellin breeders. Wilbur Williams and Bob Bailey have kept a pure strain of Bondhu for years. J. D. Waters in Mechanicsburg, IL is not listed on the site but also breeds Bondh...
by highcotton
Fri Jul 20, 2012 3:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I am researching past Llewellin strains-Manlove
Replies: 5
Views: 647

Re: I am researching past Llewellin strains-Manlove

I am not familiar with the man or the dogs but have noticed several in the OFA database with the Manlove prefix. If memory serves me right most of them had Bondhu in their registered names. That would lead me to believe they are recent (last 30-50 years) imports most likely from Europe.
by highcotton
Tue Jul 10, 2012 6:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: JD - My Llewllein Pup - 5 Months old
Replies: 13
Views: 2074

Re: JD - My Llewllein Pup - 5 Months old

Nice looking chestnut pup. That white tipped tail will comein handy when he points in tall grass.
by highcotton
Sat Jul 07, 2012 5:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Stud dog contract?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 39807

Re: Stud dog contract?!?

Although we don't do contracts, we OFA our brood dogs. DNA is required by FDSB for all Llewellins. We
guarantee pups against genetic health problems for 24 months.

I guess we have just been lucky. We have never had any of the problems y'all are discussing
In this thread.
by highcotton
Wed Jul 04, 2012 8:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Name suggestions
Replies: 8
Views: 801

Name suggestions

How about some name suggestions for our litter born early this morning on the 4th of July?

High Cotton ????
by highcotton
Wed Jul 04, 2012 8:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Litter
Replies: 8
Views: 1032

Re: New Litter

SHNOOL wrote:These pups/litter have to have a patriotic theme. Congrats!
I told my wife I wanted to name one High Cotton Firecracker and she gave me one of these looks :roll:

Think I will start a new thread and ask for name suggestions..
by highcotton
Wed Jul 04, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Litter
Replies: 8
Views: 1032

Re: New Litter

Ghosted3 wrote:Congrats! Count for boys n girls?

Corry
4 boys, 3 girls Two are showing color and the rest are beltons.
by highcotton
Wed Jul 04, 2012 7:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Litter
Replies: 8
Views: 1032

New Litter

Born on the 4th of July...
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by highcotton
Mon Jul 02, 2012 6:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Stud dog contract?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 39807

Re: Stud dog contract?!?

I was lucky enough to grow up around several of the top major circuit handlers. There were many national champions in their care and a lot of bitches shipped in for breeding. With those old timers a hand shake was all that was needed. I can only emagine what they would have said (or done) if someone...
by highcotton
Mon Jul 02, 2012 2:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Stud dog contract?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 39807

Re: Stud dog contract?!?

Being from the old school I do not do contracts. We give the owner of the bitch two options: (1) They can pay stud fee and get their stud certificate at the time of service with the understanding that if the bitch doesn't take they get return service or refund, their choice. or (2) They can take the...
by highcotton
Thu Jun 28, 2012 11:18 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: kennel set up
Replies: 7
Views: 1012

Re: kennel set up

This is my 4 dog kennel, complete with munisipal sanitary service.
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by highcotton
Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bark Control Methods
Replies: 5
Views: 451

Re: Bark Control Methods

Each one of my dogs has their own TT Bark Limiter from Gun Dog Supply. The collars hang on the kennel gates most of the time but they work when needed.
by highcotton
Wed Jun 27, 2012 9:53 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Setter Endurance
Replies: 18
Views: 2768

Re: Setter Endurance

I agree that heart plays a role in running in hot conditions. However running in the heat and finding birds in the heat are two different things. A dog with a big heart may tough it out well in the heat but that dog can't scent birds when he is gasping for air. The key is breeding and conditioning. ...
by highcotton
Tue May 29, 2012 2:38 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: JD - My Lewellin Pup - Update
Replies: 13
Views: 2226

Re: JD - My Lewellin Pup - Update

That's a fine looking Llewellin...
by highcotton
Thu Apr 26, 2012 1:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Closed Breed Field Trials
Replies: 62
Views: 11000

Re: Closed Breed Field Trials

As stated in my previous post I take advantage of closed breed Llewellin trials to evaluate future breeding stock. I run a lot more NSTRA but rarely see another Llewellin at those trials. Nothing wrong with any trial if it works for the club.
by highcotton
Wed Apr 25, 2012 2:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Closed Breed Field Trials
Replies: 62
Views: 11000

Re: Closed Breed Field Trials

As a Llewellin breeder I take advantage of the closed breed Llewellin trials. Although it usually requires a lengthy road trip I can look at a lot of potential breeding stock in one place at one time.
by highcotton
Tue Mar 27, 2012 1:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Small roading harness?
Replies: 22
Views: 7603

Re: Small roading harness?

I use these and like them better than leather. Thay have a little "give" to them that takes the shock out of the pull. Thay also have a good padded chest strap.
http://www.gundogsupply.com/k9-komfort- ... rness.html
by highcotton
Mon Mar 26, 2012 6:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: trial question
Replies: 22
Views: 3282

Re: trial question

Those who understand NSTRA rules will also understand why you don't wait for a bracemate to get a back. To those who do not understand NSTRA, I can see why you would think it bad sportsmanship.
by highcotton
Sun Mar 25, 2012 7:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: trial question
Replies: 22
Views: 3282

Re: trial question

Page 7 section 1.02 When a dog establishes point, the handler will proceed to their dog and begin to flush immediately. If the judge of the pointing dog determines that the handler is not making an aggressive attempt to flush, they will direct the handler to relocate their dog. Judges may not commun...
by highcotton
Fri Mar 23, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Would This Concern You (Lacks Heart Or Lacks Experience)?
Replies: 36
Views: 5420

Re: Would This Concern You (Lacks Heart Or Lacks Experience)?

Maurice wrote:Your dog shut down to save its life, wet cold is bad.. Is the dog thin with little fat?

Mo
+1
by highcotton
Sun Mar 18, 2012 6:48 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Help Me Put Brakes on Hard-Running Setter
Replies: 8
Views: 1779

Re: Help Me Put Brakes on Hard-Running Setter

I might be inclined to start dropping pigeons for her, then shoot some planted birds, she'll learn to hunt close or she won't get feathers. If i had a dog that ran too big (which i have) i would let her go, sell her, its no fun and not fair to the dog to constantly hack them.....someone else will l...
by highcotton
Wed Mar 14, 2012 6:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Terms we use
Replies: 54
Views: 13466

Re: Terms we use

Interesting project...count me in. We also need to consider the fact that some terms are regionable. For example here in the South (where we have our own language :D) I might ask someone if they want to "work dogs" on Saturday, meaning do you want to have a training session on Saturday. Old timers r...
by highcotton
Thu Mar 08, 2012 7:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Breeder question
Replies: 89
Views: 11681

Re: Breeder question

I bred one of my females this very morning to a male dog I sold as a pup. I paid the man a stud fee to breed to HIS dog.
by highcotton
Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Breeder question
Replies: 89
Views: 11681

Re: Breeder question

I will admit that I am particular about where my pups go....but once the pup is sold it's yours. I'm not going to tell you what to do with it. If my situation ever gets to the point that I need written contracts to sell a pup....I will stop selling pups.
by highcotton
Tue Mar 06, 2012 4:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Howling - GSP
Replies: 21
Views: 4678

Re: Howling - GSP

Mine howl when they hear a siren or a distant train whistle.
by highcotton
Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Llewellin setter grouse dogs
Replies: 28
Views: 7796

Re: Llewellin setter grouse dogs

Thanks, I learned something from you. So you are saying the process would be very expensive and the results could be inaccurate but it is possible?
by highcotton
Sun Mar 04, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tips for picking the right pup
Replies: 39
Views: 6042

Re: Tips for picking the right pup

There are many definitions for the term "back yard breeder". Depends on who you are talking to. A back yard breeder is not necessarily someone who grabs up any two dogs that happen to be available to breed. I have been breeding one to three litters per year for over 40 years. I have spent a fortune ...
by highcotton
Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Setter vs Brittany?
Replies: 72
Views: 13651

Re: Setter vs Brittany?

There is a lot more variation within the breeds than between the breeds.
by highcotton
Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:41 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: e collar which the best for me
Replies: 28
Views: 4929

Re: e collar which the best for me

I use the pro 200 two dog model. If you use the flank collar training method you can run both on the same dog with only one reciever. Or, if you need to you can run two dogs.
by highcotton
Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:04 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: e collar which the best for me
Replies: 28
Views: 4929

Re: e collar which the best for me

I have used TT since e-collars were introduced. I have upgraded several times but never due to failure of the equipment. I did try Inotec's launchers and backing dog. I'll just say that I will never buy anything Inotec again and let it go at that.
by highcotton
Wed Feb 29, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Quail Repopulation
Replies: 15
Views: 3222

Re: Quail Repopulation

We tried it for several years and finally gave up. We used a half section of land and strictly followed the advice of a wildlife biologist. We spent thousands of dollars in the process. We released birds in September and would lose a third within the first two weeks. Two months later approximately a...
by highcotton
Sun Feb 26, 2012 5:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: barn pigeons homing
Replies: 16
Views: 3992

Re: barn pigeons homing

We have so many ferals locally that getting permission to trap is no problem. I have never had homers and have never really felt I needed any. Several years ago I had a pigeon trap in the bell tower of an old county courthouse that was over 20 miles from where I lived at the time. Just for the heck ...
by highcotton
Sun Feb 26, 2012 4:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tips for picking the right pup
Replies: 39
Views: 6042

Re: Tips for picking the right pup

If you want a hunter find a breeder with a record of producing hunters. Preferably get a pup from a repeat breeding that has produced the type dog you want. Weaning age pups can't tell you much...look at the sire and dam and then, unless you have a color or sex preference, cose your eyes and pick on...
by highcotton
Fri Feb 24, 2012 8:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: first nstra trial any tips?
Replies: 17
Views: 3310

Re: first nstra trial any tips?

Try to be calm in the blind. If you are nervous you dog sense it. Inform the judge that this is your first run in NSTRA. He will help you out as you go. Try not to get hung up behind your brace mate. If it's a faster dog go to a different area so you won't end up backing for the entire brace. If you...
by highcotton
Fri Feb 24, 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: "Repeat breeding" improves odds?
Replies: 20
Views: 4618

Re: "Repeat breeding" improves odds?

All I have read id knowing how the first litter turned out provides a blue print of what the next litter will be. This is true but is more reliable with parents that are linebred and related than it would be with complete outcrosses. The pups will not get better but you have a head start being able...