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by ohiogsp
Fri Apr 25, 2008 9:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hey Mods
Replies: 6
Views: 1118

Re: Hey Mods

Thanks Don, that means alot.
by ohiogsp
Fri Apr 25, 2008 9:20 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: I unfortunatly have joined this thread...
Replies: 29
Views: 11149

Re: I unfortunatly have joined this thread...

I am sorry, 10 yrs is way to young. It is so hard when one of our friends leaves us.
by ohiogsp
Fri Apr 25, 2008 9:12 pm
Forum: GDF "Hall of Fame" Posts
Topic: "Starting with pigeons"
Replies: 47
Views: 73564

Re: "Starting with pigeons"

Thank you, This way it will be here for people to read for years to come. :D
by ohiogsp
Fri Apr 25, 2008 4:07 pm
Forum: GDF "Hall of Fame" Posts
Topic: "Starting with pigeons"
Replies: 47
Views: 73564

Re: "Starting with pigeons"

If you check the directions for use, the 5-in-1 calls for twice the amount the 3-in-1 does, so it remains substantially more expensive. And my pigeons and game birds apparently have not needed its extra benefits, which doesn't mean others won't. But please know I'm not knocking your suggestions. I'...
by ohiogsp
Fri Apr 25, 2008 6:59 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Almost finished my Pigeon coop few last questions
Replies: 5
Views: 964

The sand you are talking about is fine to use. The 12-15 birds is alot for that pen. You will see more losses (bird not coming back) and more sickness for sure. The bobs can be left up for a while then slowly dropped. Read my post about starting with pigeons and you will know how to do it.
by ohiogsp
Fri Apr 25, 2008 6:55 am
Forum: GDF "Hall of Fame" Posts
Topic: "Starting with pigeons"
Replies: 47
Views: 73564

Probably semi-anually unless I seen somthing that did not look right in them.
by ohiogsp
Fri Apr 25, 2008 6:33 am
Forum: GDF "Hall of Fame" Posts
Topic: "Starting with pigeons"
Replies: 47
Views: 73564

Here is a link to a 5-1. I could not find the exact one I have but this is very simular and they may not make the one I have anymore. This treats for most worms also. I think if you used this as your one and only med. your birds would stay pretty healthy. I am really into the health side of pigeons ...
by ohiogsp
Fri Apr 25, 2008 6:07 am
Forum: GDF "Hall of Fame" Posts
Topic: "Starting with pigeons"
Replies: 47
Views: 73564

gozz21 wrote:great post. thanks for answering questions that almost all new pigeon owners have. i just got some and this is great information for me.

thanks
jason
This is why I wrote this article so people can get started. Good luck
by ohiogsp
Fri Apr 25, 2008 6:05 am
Forum: GDF "Hall of Fame" Posts
Topic: "Starting with pigeons"
Replies: 47
Views: 73564

Most my V perches are commercial made ones. Here is a pic. They are a 1 1/2 by 1 1/2 board 5 inches long with the V's being about 6 inches long. The ones I made I copied the commercial ones.
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by ohiogsp
Thu Apr 24, 2008 10:22 pm
Forum: GDF "Hall of Fame" Posts
Topic: "Starting with pigeons"
Replies: 47
Views: 73564

"Starting with pigeons"

So, you want to use pigeons to train your dogs. Here is an article to help you do that. If you use the methods and information here you will have easy sucess. "Young birds" (yb's) You want to start your loft with young birds. The age would be from 1 month to 3 months. If they are older than 3 months...
by ohiogsp
Sun Apr 20, 2008 5:42 am
Forum: Polls
Topic: What gun dog breed do you currently own and why?
Replies: 184
Views: 100919

You are going to see a large number of gsp owners here. Reason is cause they are the best. :lol:
by ohiogsp
Sun Apr 20, 2008 5:37 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pigeon coup design and placement
Replies: 14
Views: 18138

Yes, the more open the better for hawks. You can make a fold open door on the front of my style loft. I usually cover the front section of mine with plastic in the winter. I also put 2x4's to the ground from the aviaryies of mine cause I had one flip one time. This has stoped it so far. The dog in m...
by ohiogsp
Fri Apr 18, 2008 9:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pigeon coup design and placement
Replies: 14
Views: 18138

The red rose lofts are soem of the bst small lofts out there. Here is a link to some post I made about mine. There is a link to the red rose site on the first link of mine. http://www.gundogforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5777&highlight= http://www.gundogforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=8978&highlight=
by ohiogsp
Sun Apr 13, 2008 6:37 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Anyone try any of these dog foods ?
Replies: 104
Views: 26138

3 Joes wrote:I feed the diamond extreme athlete and have had great results with it. I actually feed less and my dogs look better.
I have switched also and love it so far. I always fed the performance before.
by ohiogsp
Sun Apr 13, 2008 6:20 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Age to Breed
Replies: 6
Views: 1103

Under 2 years is too young for sure but anything over that is good.
by ohiogsp
Wed Apr 09, 2008 3:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Warning! Puppy pics
Replies: 17
Views: 3171

I'll get back to ya. I will have to get the dam side.
by ohiogsp
Mon Apr 07, 2008 3:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Warning! Puppy pics
Replies: 17
Views: 3171

They will be ready this weekend and the dam's owner sent me some pics. They are here in Toledo if anyone is interested.

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by ohiogsp
Sat Mar 29, 2008 5:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Backyard Pigeon Coop
Replies: 20
Views: 5880

The loft is good for up to 24 birds. More than that you will have more birds not come back and more sickness. I don't use birds from a pair that are on eggs cause if it don't come back or something you loose both babies. These lofts are the perfect size for training dogs cause you can keep enough to...
by ohiogsp
Fri Mar 28, 2008 9:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Backyard Pigeon Coop
Replies: 20
Views: 5880

by ohiogsp
Mon Mar 17, 2008 7:49 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Another Ohio Hunter
Replies: 15
Views: 2200

Welcome Rodney! Does Ohio allow dear tracking with dogs? Weims are awesome trackers, and mine stay busy all deer season, but especially bow season. They brought in 18 deer and three wild hogs this year. Aline http://sitekreator.com/zzfarms It is not legal here. It is legal to track wounded or dead ...
by ohiogsp
Sun Mar 16, 2008 12:04 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Another Ohio Hunter
Replies: 15
Views: 2200

zzweims wrote:Welcome Rodney! Does Ohio allow dear tracking with dogs? Weims are awesome trackers, and mine stay busy all deer season, but especially bow season. They brought in 18 deer and three wild hogs this year.

Aline

http://sitekreator.com/zzfarms
It is not legal here.
by ohiogsp
Sat Mar 15, 2008 12:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bill West
Replies: 9
Views: 2066

I have never been a alvocate of books or reading a method. I like to see it done and videos are great. I use to post on their upland bird dog site long ago and knew about the method and nothing compares to seeing it.
by ohiogsp
Fri Mar 14, 2008 6:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bill West
Replies: 9
Views: 2066

by ohiogsp
Fri Mar 14, 2008 6:22 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Another Ohio Hunter
Replies: 15
Views: 2200

Hello, there is a bunch of us near toledo. Welcome.
by ohiogsp
Thu Mar 13, 2008 11:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bill West
Replies: 9
Views: 2066

Yes, Brad Higgins on here sells the dvds. Bill West was a genius with dogs. The video is not real great but the training methods are. Good luck

Hope you are not talking about the other Bill West. The one I am talking about is the West/Gibbins method.
by ohiogsp
Tue Mar 11, 2008 3:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: That white bird with the color
Replies: 7
Views: 1203

Friend of mine was talking about a pair of pigions he sold to a japanese dude, got 50 grand per bird. I bout crapped me drawers when he told me that. He raises pheas, quail and other species of birds. Your friend must be a famous racer. What is his name? I know there are some pigeons worth $200,000...
by ohiogsp
Mon Mar 10, 2008 4:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: That white bird with the color
Replies: 7
Views: 1203

They are just pigeons. You hunt them anywhere and see them everywhere. :lol: :lol:

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by ohiogsp
Tue Mar 04, 2008 6:21 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: How to make pigeons come back?
Replies: 17
Views: 3804

Bobs are the bars or whatever you use that hang down. Bobs are part of the trap.
by ohiogsp
Mon Mar 03, 2008 9:01 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: How to make pigeons come back?
Replies: 17
Views: 3804

How old are the birds? Have they flown from anouther loft? Where did you get them?
by ohiogsp
Tue Feb 19, 2008 9:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP - Docked tail length?
Replies: 19
Views: 4770

Also some vets have no clue on what the tail lenght should and if the person that breeds them just drops them of and says "cut the tails". Then you have no idea what you will get. I have heard lots of horror stories about that. I tell my vet where to cut them and stand there and watch. I usually go ...
by ohiogsp
Mon Feb 18, 2008 9:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Warning! Puppy pics
Replies: 17
Views: 3171

Thanks guys. There was 12 pups and I think 3 died. My dog must be pretty potant cause they only locked up one time. The first time the customer brought the dog he tied with her and after that he would not have anything to do with her. It is like he knew or something.
by ohiogsp
Mon Feb 18, 2008 7:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Let It Snow!....
Replies: 5
Views: 585

Or 5 pigeon lofts with no power in them!! I feel your pain. We have had our fair share of cold and snow and I am just tired of it.
by ohiogsp
Mon Feb 18, 2008 7:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Warning! Puppy pics
Replies: 17
Views: 3171

Warning! Puppy pics

My avatar dog B.A. has some pups on the ground. This is not my litter he was just the stud, but I got some pics. Here they are. http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a223/crazyt25/P2170181.jpg http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a223/crazyt25/P2170182.jpg http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a223/crazyt25/P2...
by ohiogsp
Fri Feb 15, 2008 3:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best time to hunt pheasant in SD?
Replies: 13
Views: 2234

You want to be there when they have some of the crops out and are finishing the rest up. The birds hide in the last fields that are up and when they cut them that is the best time to be there. I have no idea when this is and it would be different from year to year somewhat. We have a farmer in Iowa ...
by ohiogsp
Wed Feb 13, 2008 8:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: PETA does it again
Replies: 17
Views: 4245

http://www.wimp.com/petaprotest/

Check this out!! Do yourself a favor and watch the whole thing so you can tell people about peta.
by ohiogsp
Mon Feb 11, 2008 5:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog pointing on fur....
Replies: 16
Views: 2567

I got one that puts her tail down on fur. She is the closest german bred dog I have, and likes fur alot.
by ohiogsp
Mon Feb 11, 2008 4:50 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: We have a new MH!
Replies: 12
Views: 1891

Nice job!!!
by ohiogsp
Mon Feb 11, 2008 4:36 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Hunt test field trials i know nothing....
Replies: 19
Views: 4255

Because the Master title cancels out the SH so it would not show up as a title anyway but it is not allowed by the AKC either.
by ohiogsp
Sun Feb 10, 2008 9:17 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Hunt test field trials i know nothing....
Replies: 19
Views: 4255

I said that and you can't go back. If your dog qualifies as a MH you can't go back and get SH. I don't know why but it is in the rule book.
by ohiogsp
Sun Feb 10, 2008 9:00 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Hunt test field trials i know nothing....
Replies: 19
Views: 4255

I would suggest always going through at least SH. You dog can be at the MH level and still run SH. You can use SH to see really where your dog is at. Dogs are different at test than in your back yard. It does not ever hurt to run SH IMO. Once you have been around tests for a while and finished some ...
by ohiogsp
Sun Feb 10, 2008 8:47 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: How do you hold on to this?
Replies: 3
Views: 988

I think this is the same guys who made this .577 t-rex.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EVqT3XE ... re=related
by ohiogsp
Wed Feb 06, 2008 8:25 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Just shocked myself
Replies: 28
Views: 4228

I maxed out my tritronics and it makes your body move involantary. Fun times. :lol:
by ohiogsp
Tue Feb 05, 2008 4:22 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Food that doesn't have corn?
Replies: 17
Views: 4067

shets114 wrote:I deliver to Zanesville every month of so. If you would be interested.
Do you deliver to Toledo? Can't get Arkat around here.
by ohiogsp
Sun Feb 03, 2008 11:02 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Fritz
Replies: 17
Views: 2916

Congrats Brenda, that is one heck of a dog.
by ohiogsp
Sun Feb 03, 2008 11:00 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Stop Sticks
Replies: 8
Views: 1233

Silver nitrate sticks. I "think" they can't be sold to the public legally. I get them but they come out the back door. :wink:
by ohiogsp
Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GPS for Bird Dogs
Replies: 11
Views: 3398

I like my Garmin. Other than the fact it was made in Tiawan. What ain't I guess. :(
by ohiogsp
Wed Jan 30, 2008 9:07 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: How Many Days can you hunt a Dog
Replies: 11
Views: 2718

I would be willing to bet your dog will be very tired come friday and if you take it out sat. it will walk, not hunt. Oh, and the tues. afternoon will put it out even sooner. JMO
by ohiogsp
Tue Jan 29, 2008 9:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pics of my dog B.A. from Ohiogsp
Replies: 23
Views: 5976

Ok, Here is a link to the litter post.

http://www.gundogforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10320
by ohiogsp
Tue Jan 29, 2008 8:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pics of my dog B.A. from Ohiogsp
Replies: 23
Views: 5976

Hmmmmm, I like that BA too & Brendas dog. Might have something to do with........... http://www.hunt101.com/data/560/medium/332916906_007.jpg my girl Moon??? :lol: Her opposite side is more solid, only her legs are ticked. I like her. She is cool looking. Looks like real heavy ticking of her legs.
by ohiogsp
Tue Jan 29, 2008 8:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pics of my dog B.A. from Ohiogsp
Replies: 23
Views: 5976

Really that is awelsome. It cool to find people who accually had the dogs from back in your ped. Thanks