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by nitrex
Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Birds & Bird Supplies
Topic: ISO Pigeons Kentucky
Replies: 0
Views: 185

ISO Pigeons Kentucky

ISO pigeons for training in the Louisville, Kentucky area. Please pm me of you can help.

Thanks,

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by nitrex
Fri Jan 23, 2015 6:55 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NGSPA Quail Championship
Replies: 14
Views: 4938

Re: NGSPA Quail Championship

Updates please!

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by nitrex
Tue Jan 06, 2015 8:40 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Become Bird Dog Trainer
Replies: 27
Views: 8103

Re: Become Bird Dog Trainer

I thought George Hickox was offering some long-stay schools at his place in Florida. Check out www.georgehickox.com


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by nitrex
Wed Oct 29, 2014 10:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Strap Vest?
Replies: 16
Views: 4369

Re: Strap Vest?

Wing Works for me!

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by nitrex
Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:27 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Proofing a Steady Dog
Replies: 42
Views: 17676

Re: Proofing a Steady Dog

Thanks for the video. You titled your post "proofing a steady dog." What do u consider steady? In my view, your dog failed to be steady when it first scented the bird, stopped movement, but then took at least 7 steps toward the bird. I can't see too many wild Kansas pheasants sticking around for tha...
by nitrex
Thu May 22, 2014 10:36 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: I have a new interest in wing shooting.
Replies: 31
Views: 17691

Re: I have a new interest in wing shooting.

:?

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by nitrex
Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: PA dog owners come on out.....
Replies: 6
Views: 1048

Re: PA dog owners come on out.....

If you win and take the cash, does this make you a pro (lose amateur status) in either the AKC or FDSB? Just wondering...

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by nitrex
Thu Feb 13, 2014 4:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brooding quail.
Replies: 9
Views: 3070

Re: Brooding quail.

Make sure you have plenty of heat for that many chicks and don't have any square corners. When quail get the slightest chill, they will start to pile on top of each other an suffocate. Also, within a few weeks they will be flying in the brooders so be sure to keep them from getting out. Good Luck! I...
by nitrex
Mon Jan 13, 2014 6:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NSTRA English Setters
Replies: 12
Views: 2717

Re: NSTRA English Setters

Troy of Prairie Drifter Setters in Cunnngham, Kansas has a litter that may be worth looking into. They are 6.5 weeks old and he has one already going to Idaho. They are of some close working dogs with great ground speed and noses. I believe the have some great NSTRA stuff up close. http://www.prairi...
by nitrex
Sat Jan 11, 2014 6:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pro vs Amatuer Status Question
Replies: 8
Views: 2414

Re: Pro vs Amatuer Status Question

Wildweeds wrote:How much land do you own? If your doing this on your own private land.................. skip the license all together.
I train on several different tracks owned by other people...



Ray,

Great advise...Thanks

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by nitrex
Sat Jan 11, 2014 9:16 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pro vs Amatuer Status Question
Replies: 8
Views: 2414

Re: Pro vs Amatuer Status Question

Thanks guys! I read the regulations, but had a local dog guy tell me he thought I would be considered a pro. I don't board, train or handle anyone elses dogs so I should be good to go.

Thanks! :)

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by nitrex
Fri Jan 10, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pro vs Amatuer Status Question
Replies: 8
Views: 2414

Pro vs Amatuer Status Question

In Kansas you are required to have a "professional Dog Trainer" license from the Dept. of Parks & Wildlife if you want to release quail for training during the non-hunting season. I would like to raise some (100-200)of my own quail for my personal use this summer. If I do so, and purchase the licens...
by nitrex
Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:50 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Vest
Replies: 5
Views: 1211

Re: Vest

WingWorks Vest for me. Three seasons hunting pheasants, quail, sharpies, & huns. Fits great and is COMFORTABLE!!!

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by nitrex
Sat Dec 07, 2013 8:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tail docking
Replies: 31
Views: 9071

Re: Tail docking

I like them to be 50% + and always leave at least 1-1/2". Also, I'll leave enough to ensure a white tip on pups with liver patch around and up the tail. I like to measure them by marking 1-1/2" on a business card. I place the card under the tail and push it against the anus. Then I have them cut at ...
by nitrex
Wed Dec 04, 2013 8:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cold weather hunting questions
Replies: 24
Views: 4761

Re: Cold weather hunting questions

I've never heard or tried super hydrating a dog like fun dog suggests, but neither do I think I would. First, if they're like me they'd pee it out in short order. :) :D second and most important, I'd be terrified of a twisted stomach. It's an interesting idea though and I hope a Vet on here will re...
by nitrex
Tue Nov 26, 2013 12:10 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: hardly believable but posted anyway.
Replies: 13
Views: 4334

Re: hardly believable but posted anyway.

Cool!!!!

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by nitrex
Tue Nov 26, 2013 12:08 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Chinese Ingredients
Replies: 46
Views: 11363

Re: Chinese Ingredients

I've been eating Chinese food for years...even spent 13 days in central China eating who knows what kind of meat. I think I still alive, healthy, and my wife says quit handsome. I guess that proves my dog can eat the Chinese food and still get it done in the field. Hope you can keep up!

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by nitrex
Tue Nov 26, 2013 12:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hunting Vehicle
Replies: 45
Views: 11681

Re: Hunting Vehicle

I like the dogs (especially after a skunk encounter) to be in dog box in the bed. IMO I would go with a 4 door 4x4 pickup. Trailers are a hassle sometimes on narrow back roads or muddy farm lanes. The 4 door option gives you room for gun, shells, clothing and everything else, yet is really nice the ...
by nitrex
Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:53 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cold weather hunting questions
Replies: 24
Views: 4761

Re: Cold weather hunting questions

...Then, I am tired of dealing with frozen water spouts on our water bottles. We end up just opening the lids and letting them lap the water out. The spouts waste less water. What do you guys use for watering on very cold days? I thought about camel backs, but then i would think the hose would free...
by nitrex
Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: First Batch of Duck Jerky of the Season
Replies: 9
Views: 1983

Re: First Batch of Duck Jerky of the Season

Looks great! Do you need me to PM you my address? :lol: :lol: :lol:

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by nitrex
Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:46 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Occupations
Replies: 239
Views: 101687

Re: Occupations

Pastor of Cornerstone Bible Church in McPherson, Kansas.

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by nitrex
Fri Nov 08, 2013 1:23 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Any pheasant hunt report near Medina, ND?
Replies: 1
Views: 629

Re: Any pheasant hunt report near Medina, ND?

Just returned from the Carson, ND area last week. Bird numbers are down in the SW part of the state due to the huge snowstorm in early October. Most of the corn and sunflowers were still standing as it was too wet to get them out of the fields. Definitely made it tough to find the birds in the grass...
by nitrex
Fri Nov 08, 2013 12:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What am I going to need
Replies: 15
Views: 3174

Re: What am I going to need

Birds!!! Homers and some quail are really nice for the first few months! Also, get some sleep, cuz that pup is going to keep you up for several nights... :lol:

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by nitrex
Tue Nov 05, 2013 8:23 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Best e-collar with locate and vibrate...not Tritronics..!
Replies: 27
Views: 6636

Re: Best e-collar with locate and vibrate...not Tritronics..!

I've owned a DT SPT series collar for 7+ years. Just had it reconditioned by Collar Clinic after I dropped it and broke the screen. I love it!

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by nitrex
Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:20 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: pheasant and quail in Pratt KS?
Replies: 4
Views: 868

Re: pheasant and quail in Pratt KS?

I talked with a friend/wildlife officer 2 weeks ago from about 30 minutes East of Pratt - bird numbers are still very low in the area from the past few years of drought. Not sure what to tell you. If you have private land to hunt, you should do better. The public land gets hunted hard around Pratt f...
by nitrex
Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Leather Boots Care
Replies: 29
Views: 5559

Re: Leather Boots Care

reba wrote:Nik Wax

Do not use any type of oil........................................

Why? A great many saddle makers refuse to use anything synthetic or not made from animal (cattle) by-products...

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by nitrex
Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:29 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hunting Trip Food Storage
Replies: 13
Views: 2369

Re: Hunting Trip Food Storage

...also, do you like to have two smaller capacity (20#) bags or one larger (40#) bag?

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by nitrex
Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:26 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Breeding for pointing instinct...
Replies: 3
Views: 867

Breeding for pointing instinct...

Another thread got me thinking... Several here have dogs that do not show much pointing instinct until they are 6 months to as much as 18 months. Would you consider this a fault and remove them from potential breeding candidates? Or consider them "late bloomers" and if everything else is great follo...
by nitrex
Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:02 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hunting Trip Food Storage
Replies: 13
Views: 2369

Hunting Trip Food Storage

I'm headed to North Dakota and Montana for a 10 hunting trip next week. :D What do you all use for carrying dog food? I need it to be waterproof as it may be in the bed of the truck and I don't want the oils in the food seeping through onto the seat or carpet. I've been looking at the dry storage ba...
by nitrex
Fri Oct 04, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Vetrimec
Replies: 3
Views: 868

Re: Vetrimec

Thanks for the info...I'll stay away. Several of the reviews, sadly, have people using this stuff for thier dogs... :(

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by nitrex
Thu Oct 03, 2013 8:17 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Vetrimec
Replies: 3
Views: 868

Vetrimec

Anyone here familiar with the ivermectin under the brand name "Vetrimec?" Here is a link from amazon.com. It's about $10 cheaper than stores in my area plus I can get free two day shipping. http://www.amazon.com/Vetrimec-1%25-Ivermectin-50ml/dp/B005C0UEWW/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1380851795&sr=8-2&key...
by nitrex
Tue Oct 01, 2013 7:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ND Bird numbers
Replies: 11
Views: 2312

Re: ND Bird numbers

I disagree Neil with ur comment of federal funding of crp you cant compare that to health care. With out farmers how you city boys going eat or get clean water? Funding CPR is the least the gov can do you cant keep robbing habitat without replacing it. Trust me its no farmer getting rich from it ei...
by nitrex
Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: PennHip Question
Replies: 23
Views: 4688

Re: PennHip Question

Looks like a trip to the vet for x-rays. Thanks for the help!

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by nitrex
Thu Sep 26, 2013 9:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: PennHip Question
Replies: 23
Views: 4688

PennHip Question

I'm looking at a GSP that is about 5 years old. The seller had a PennHip done several years ago and one hip has a DI=.65 and the other hip has a DI=.43. Am I correct in assuming these numbers are not very good? The dog seems ok at this point. I haven't seen too many Penn Hip reports. Any help would ...
by nitrex
Thu Sep 26, 2013 1:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Whats your favorite dog breed? And why?
Replies: 59
Views: 41002

Re: Whats your favorite dog breed? And why?

For 25+ years I have been a GSP guy through and through...but if you don't tell anyone, I have a hidden affinity for Setters! :D

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by nitrex
Wed Sep 25, 2013 8:38 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Solid White GSP
Replies: 34
Views: 9079

Re: Solid White GSP

Wow! Maybe they ain't that rare after all. I found them in Pennsylvania...

http://www.gsphouse.com

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by nitrex
Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Solid White GSP
Replies: 34
Views: 9079

Re: Solid White GSP

Wish I had better luck getting them rare ones in my litters...they sell for 2-3x more. I may actually make some money on a litter... :roll:

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by nitrex
Thu Sep 19, 2013 3:00 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training my weim to pee indoors in a kiddy pool.
Replies: 18
Views: 4449

Re: Training my weim to pee indoors in a kiddy pool.

How finished is your basement? I used to kennel-sit for 27 wiener dogs and the old ones lived in a semi finished basement where there was a drain in the concrete floor. The owners set up an ex pen for the dogs to stay in, around the drain so the urine could drain down, and when they got home from w...
by nitrex
Thu Sep 19, 2013 2:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: health cert.
Replies: 27
Views: 6380

Re: health cert.

topher40 wrote:Never, I vaccinate all my own and have no one to speak for my record keeping anyways.
Do you vaccinate for rabies yourself too?

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by nitrex
Wed Sep 18, 2013 8:16 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Clipping Setter - Tail
Replies: 8
Views: 2279

Re: Clipping Setter - Tail

Well...I'm I getting close? Maybe a little more thinning?
by nitrex
Thu Sep 12, 2013 6:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Clipping Setter - Tail
Replies: 8
Views: 2279

Re: Clipping Setter - Tail

Excuse me for saying this, his tail look's terrible... it looks like your dog's tail is matted badly too. . No offense! I thought the same thing!!! But before I hacked it to death, I thought I would ask for some tips on trimming it. :? I thought my intensions were clear in my first post...guess we ...
by nitrex
Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Clipping Setter - Tail
Replies: 8
Views: 2279

Clipping Setter - Tail

Hey Setter Guys & Gals, I need some advice on clipping the hair on my setter. I body clip several times a year and have been leaving the feathering on the legs and tail. I usually trim the feathering on the legs to keep most of the burs away and about 3" up the base of the tail, but not sure what to...
by nitrex
Mon Sep 09, 2013 5:32 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Has anyone turned forest into pasture?
Replies: 43
Views: 14871

Re: Has anyone turned forest into pasture?

Have you tried to find someone with a tracked excavator, a good sized excavator can clear some trees FAST and pull the stumps at the same time. usually around 2000 per day . Im not sure how your soil is but in decent soil an excavator makes short work, and if you find the right Owner/operator shoul...
by nitrex
Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:51 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Im Back
Replies: 16
Views: 2779

Re: Im Back

http://georgehickox.com/about_george_hickox_Articles-tips.html Probably be a good idea to spend some time brushing up on how to train a hunting dog. So are you saying Ive done it all wrong? He probably is but he forgets there are many methods that work. He is a disciple of Hickox and anything else ...
by nitrex
Mon Sep 02, 2013 4:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Elements Nutrition
Replies: 3
Views: 369

Re: Elements Nutrition

Thanks for the info...I'll give hi a call this week! :D

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by nitrex
Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Elements Nutrition
Replies: 3
Views: 369

Elements Nutrition

Hey Guys,

I'm trying to track down the "Elements Nutrition 'R' and 'H.'" The website is down. Are they still in business?

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by nitrex
Sat Jul 20, 2013 8:48 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: Finally got my first gun dog!
Replies: 19
Views: 5093

Re: Finally got my first gun dog!

Congrats...almost time for a second pup! :D

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by nitrex
Thu Jul 18, 2013 4:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Why hate on the Black GSP?
Replies: 77
Views: 30813

Re: Why hate on the Black GSP?

Red wrote:
I would have no desire to own one till the color is included in the Standard for the breed.
But it is, in Germeny where the breed started.

...but we don't live & hunt in Germany! :D

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by nitrex
Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: agressive baby pigeon
Replies: 7
Views: 1260

Re: agressive baby pigeon

Have you tried clicker training? :lol:

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by nitrex
Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Post dogs on Point!!!!
Replies: 738
Views: 351748

Re: Post dogs on Point!!!!

Woke up to 57 degree weather this morning here in Kansas on July 1...Gotta let the dogs run. This is my setter "Spurgeon" having a good time! :D

Image

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