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by Onk
Sun Jun 17, 2012 8:28 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Birddog Festival.
Replies: 24
Views: 5165

Re: Birddog Festival.

I would look into going for sure. Wonder how many dog food company reps and such you could draw into a event like this?
by Onk
Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Need help with new pigeon trap.
Replies: 4
Views: 596

Re: Need help with new pigeon trap.

Ok so to heck with it, 6 days with the new pigeon trap and no birds! So we went tonight climbed up and hand picked us about 12 of them. 10 minutes!
by Onk
Wed Jun 06, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Opinion poll!
Replies: 8
Views: 3270

Opinion poll!

As all my past dogs in life have only been steady to wing not wing and shot I figured I'd ask you hunters, not so much trialers, what the pro's and con's of each is in your opinion. Also if it is worth the training and time to teach your dog wing and shot if you have no plans on testing or trialing....
by Onk
Wed Jun 06, 2012 8:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Need help with new pigeon trap.
Replies: 4
Views: 596

Re: Need help with new pigeon trap.

I did what topher said and place a bottom in the cage and also changed the feed I was using this after noon. At the last distant drive bye I am happy to report there were several pigeons on the cage and up to 10 or so around it on the ground. None inside the cage yet but it is looking up. Thanks for...
by Onk
Tue Jun 05, 2012 2:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Need help with new pigeon trap.
Replies: 4
Views: 596

Need help with new pigeon trap.

Got a new pigeon trap and the birds won't come near it. Started it on the ground until coons started moving it and eating the food. Now attached 1x4 perches on each end kind of like gang planks and elavated it up to the over hang, it is solid not swinging in the breeze. There are about 100 pigeons w...
by Onk
Sun Jun 03, 2012 7:51 am
Forum: Training
Topic: bird intro GSP
Replies: 10
Views: 3649

Re: bird intro GSP

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwMgmxXPvjw

Barn pigeons seem to work fine for me. I kind of do the same as in this video, hope it helps!
by Onk
Sun Jun 03, 2012 7:42 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog clippers advice
Replies: 16
Views: 3253

Re: Dog clippers advice

DonF wrote:Oster A5!

Agree 100%!
by Onk
Sat Jun 02, 2012 3:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Birddog on new History Channel show.
Replies: 19
Views: 2975

Re: Birddog on new History Channel show.

I would say they eat the pigeons! Just a guess.
by Onk
Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:27 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Your thoughts on debt.
Replies: 80
Views: 16568

Re: Your thoughts on debt.

Hey I say if your happy doing what you want and are not counting on any of us that work the "9-5" for anything such as, ( health care, food, housing, utilities or transportation) then have at it! Not the advice I'd give my son who is in college at this time, but he does not listen to me I don't know...
by Onk
Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Your thoughts on debt.
Replies: 80
Views: 16568

Re: Your thoughts on debt.

JakeDD wrote:Two words for you: Dave Ramsey.
Check him out, listen to his stuff, and follow his recommendations. Simple, clear, and effective.
Do whatever it takes to fully eliminate debt from the picture and it totally changes the landscape of your life.
Just my $.02

Great advice! Ramsey is the man!
by Onk
Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Birddog on new History Channel show.
Replies: 19
Views: 2975

Re: Birddog on new History Channel show.

They seemed to have trouble with the dog running off from them all the time and they were always scared of it getting eaten by a bear! For mountain men they sure did'nt know sic'em about hunting deer. There is a sceen I swore the friend of the guy hunting was doing a drum solo instead of rattling. I...
by Onk
Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:08 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Listening to different views
Replies: 5
Views: 393

Re: Listening to different views

Welcome!
by Onk
Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: South Dakota Hunting Question?
Replies: 10
Views: 2663

Re: South Dakota Hunting Question?

Just called the South Dakota Department of Wildlife and requested my public land atlas, the 2012 ones will be sent out in Sept.. While I had them on the phone I found out that anyone over 16 years of age does not have to have hunter safety and health papers on dogs from a vet are required. Thanks fo...
by Onk
Thu May 31, 2012 7:57 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: South Dakota Hunting Question?
Replies: 10
Views: 2663

Re: South Dakota Hunting Question?

Ok thanks. I checked their web site and couldnt find the info, thats why I asked on here. I'll request the info when I call to order my atlas.
by Onk
Thu May 31, 2012 5:05 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: South Dakota Hunting Question?
Replies: 10
Views: 2663

South Dakota Hunting Question?

We are in the works of putting together a public hunting area trip to SD and need to know if SD requires out of state hunters to have hunter safety card/cert.! Here in Missouri I am old enough I was grandfathered in and have never taken it. I know when we went to Kansas the permit sales clerk said i...
by Onk
Thu May 31, 2012 3:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: VFW SD Pheasant Hunt
Replies: 4
Views: 629

Re: VFW SD Pheasant Hunt

As a VFW member let me say this could be the coolest VFW function I have ever heard of!!!!! Great idea, Congrats and good luck! Only wish I was closer to help out!
by Onk
Thu May 31, 2012 3:48 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Moving Whoa from the table to the ground?
Replies: 36
Views: 8656

Re: Moving Whoa from the table to the ground?

Origional post was how to get from the barrel to the ground. Pertty simple really, take the dog off the barrel! :mrgreen:[/quote]



Never thought of that! heck my dogs been on that darn barrel going on two weeks now! Thanks! :lol:
by Onk
Sun May 20, 2012 4:53 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Moving Whoa from the table to the ground?
Replies: 36
Views: 8656

Moving Whoa from the table to the ground?

What is the best method of going from the table/barrel to the ground with the whoa command? Dog is very staunch on the table and when first set on the ground and whoa command is given, after that its pretty lame. I've seen both the rope and shock collar around the flank area methods, but was wonderi...
by Onk
Thu May 17, 2012 10:52 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training Videos!!!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 3113

Re: Training Videos!!!!!

Perfect start / Perfect Finish

http://www.perfectionkennel.com/
by Onk
Thu May 17, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Pigeon Question
Replies: 6
Views: 695

Re: Pigeon Question

phoneman45 wrote:wild pigeons will rehome but you must train them to do so first.
eric



How so? I'm doing good to train the dog, now I have to train the birds?! :D
by Onk
Thu May 17, 2012 2:26 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Pigeon Question
Replies: 6
Views: 695

Pigeon Question

Just ordered my pigeon trap and need to know if wild pigeons will rehome for sure. If so how far from the coop can you train or is distance not a problem? Thanks
by Onk
Thu May 17, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: How many times a day do you feed?
Replies: 9
Views: 2766

Re: How many times a day do you feed?

Twice a day, just split his daily ration that he would get if I fed at one time. Not sure, but he seems to have less waste to clean that way. Don't know why, I guess his body uses more of the food up with the smaller portions. Then again I could just be crazy! :lol:
by Onk
Wed May 16, 2012 5:21 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: My little Brit made me proud
Replies: 5
Views: 987

Re: My little Brit made me proud

congrats!
by Onk
Tue May 15, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: First point
Replies: 7
Views: 1284

Re: First point

Very nice!
by Onk
Tue May 15, 2012 10:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Humping: I hate it.
Replies: 34
Views: 6113

Re: Humping: I hate it.

There are times this forum is better than the comedy chn.! :D
by Onk
Tue May 15, 2012 10:41 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Texas/Oklahoma/Kansas quail numbers rebounding?
Replies: 11
Views: 2672

Re: Texas/Oklahoma/Kansas quail numbers rebounding?

North Central part
by Onk
Sun May 13, 2012 9:18 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Self guided hunting
Replies: 1
Views: 677

Self guided hunting

http://www.ultimatepheasanthunting.com/ ... sant-hunt/

Found this and thought I'd share it in case others were thinking about exploring this kind of hunting like I am.
by Onk
Sun May 13, 2012 9:04 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My new pup!
Replies: 13
Views: 982

Re: My new pup!

Very nice congrats and enjoy!
by Onk
Sun May 13, 2012 9:02 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: New Rule
Replies: 15
Views: 2520

Re: New Rule

I think I can afford .87 cents a day! Why not you only live once!
by Onk
Sun May 13, 2012 8:53 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Pigeons in the KC Mo. Area
Replies: 3
Views: 380

Re: Pigeons in the KC Mo. Area

They have found birds, thanks for your offer!
by Onk
Sun May 13, 2012 8:11 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Texas/Oklahoma/Kansas quail numbers rebounding?
Replies: 11
Views: 2672

Re: Texas/Oklahoma/Kansas quail numbers rebounding?

As a Rural Mail Carrier I am seeing more birds this spring than I have in several years on my 80 mile route each day. Hoping it is a sign of good things to come!
by Onk
Sun May 13, 2012 8:00 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Humping: I hate it.
Replies: 34
Views: 6113

Re: Humping: I hate it.

volraider wrote:Tell him you have a head ache, works at my house.

:lol: :lol: Was not ready to read this! Good laugh for the morning, now to clean up the coffee I had shoot out my nose!
by Onk
Sun May 13, 2012 7:55 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New to the game
Replies: 3
Views: 233

Re: New to the game

Welcome to GDF, enjoy!
by Onk
Sun May 13, 2012 7:53 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: New Rule
Replies: 15
Views: 2520

Re: New Rule

I laughed till it dawned on me I could be the subject of your post! :lol: That being said, what food do you think is best for the dog owners like me to lose weight, stay healthy and have a shiny head of hair? :D
by Onk
Tue May 01, 2012 3:51 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Pigeons in the KC Mo. Area
Replies: 3
Views: 380

Re: Pigeons in the KC Mo. Area

will ask them and get back with you.
by Onk
Mon Apr 30, 2012 10:37 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Pigeons in the KC Mo. Area
Replies: 3
Views: 380

Pigeons in the KC Mo. Area

Anyone in the KC/Liberty Mo. area sell pigeons for training? Friend in that area is needing a few. Thanks
by Onk
Thu Apr 12, 2012 5:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I want to see your Brittany!
Replies: 58
Views: 14803

Re: I want to see your Brittany!

Enjoyed looking at all these great looking dogs! I've had my Brit for a bit over a year now and love it. Had EP's my entire life so it was a change, but one I'm glad I made. Enjoy your new pup!
by Onk
Sun Apr 08, 2012 7:35 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: new member from Mo
Replies: 1
Views: 166

Re: new member from Mo

Welcome to GDF!
by Onk
Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:39 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Are seizures a big problem in Brittanys ?
Replies: 17
Views: 3985

Re: Are seizures a big problem in Brittanys ?

I have never seen anything that says a Brit is anymore likely to have seizures than another breed. I think dogs are a lot like people, some are born with problems and health issues no matter the blood line or breeding. This might help. http://www.petmd.com/dog/conditions/neurological/c_dg_seizures_c...
by Onk
Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:28 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Rock Chalk Choke
Replies: 13
Views: 4100

Re: Rock Chalk Choke

How do you get the KU grad off your porch?.....pay him for the pizza! MIZ :lol:
by Onk
Mon Apr 02, 2012 12:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How far do you travel for hunting preserves?
Replies: 75
Views: 12205

Re: How far do you travel for hunting preserves?

http://www.hardinggamebirds.com/ Tried this place 3 or 4 times this year when time was limited and wanted to get the pup into some birds for the work. We had fun each time we went, but it is not wild bird hunting. For dog training and a short trip with a couple friends it is well worth it. Plus most...
by Onk
Sun Apr 01, 2012 11:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Catching Up!
Replies: 5
Views: 651

Re: Catching Up!

Nice Ultra, only question is was your wife drinking because she was marrying you or out of the happyness of marrying you? :lol:
by Onk
Sun Apr 01, 2012 11:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Catching Up!
Replies: 5
Views: 651

Re: Catching Up!

I chickened out! Went with the standard, " Her mother and I"! She was a nervous bridezilla wreck and figured it might send her over the edge, but oh it was tempting! :lol:
by Onk
Sun Apr 01, 2012 10:44 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Catching Up!
Replies: 5
Views: 651

Catching Up!

Finally back on GDF after another home PC crash, Texas fishing trip and a daughters wedding! Missed reading all the info on here and of course all the great people. Time to once again catch up on some GDF reading! :D
by Onk
Sun Jan 29, 2012 11:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Withdrawals!
Replies: 2
Views: 407

Withdrawals!

After almost 3 weeks I once again have internet! Don't even know how hooked you are on a web site until you don't have it! Got some catching up to do on here! :D
by Onk
Sun Dec 25, 2011 9:18 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Retrieving Questions?
Replies: 8
Views: 1604

Re: Retrieving Questions?

Christmas Eve day hunt on a game bird farm had some positive signs. We shot 2 roosters 21 bobs and one chukar. Dex found all but 2 birds in some nasty tick grass. When he found the birds he would stand over them till they were picked up. The first Bob that had ever been shot over him was yesterday a...
by Onk
Sat Dec 24, 2011 3:58 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Retrieving Questions?
Replies: 8
Views: 1604

Re: Retrieving Questions?

Don I prob. blew it from the start with this pup as he used to retrieve when in the yard playing fetch, but I would play it with him till he got tired of it instead of 3 or 4 times and leaving him wanting more. The next thing I knew he would go to retrieve and run around with the item like a game be...
by Onk
Fri Dec 23, 2011 3:10 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Retrieving Questions?
Replies: 8
Views: 1604

Re: Retrieving Questions?

Took two wings rubber banded them around a jersey glove and took the dog out in the yard on a CC. Went back to Perfection Kennels basics, got the pup excited with the wings tossed only 5 to 10 ft saying fetch. He retrieved 3 times (all that I threw) in a row so I got him excited with the wings once ...
by Onk
Thu Dec 22, 2011 9:17 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Trail Cameras
Replies: 7
Views: 1249

Re: Trail Cameras

I have all moultrie camerias and have no complaints at all with them!
by Onk
Thu Dec 22, 2011 2:31 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Retrieving Questions?
Replies: 8
Views: 1604

Retrieving Questions?

My Brit pup will be a year old here in a day or two, when hunting he finds every dead bird and almost every wounded bird (lost 1). He won't retrieve the bird to me only stands over the bird kind of like guarding it unless one of the guys I'm hunting with picks the bird up, then he snatches it from t...