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by markj
Tue Oct 08, 2013 10:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Another Puppy Scam
Replies: 11
Views: 3031

Re: Another Puppy Scam

If you have some time, google the ebola monkey and see what he does to scammers :) rated r tho. Very funny stuff there.

I get them whenever I advertise on craigslist. they monitor it and try to steal from ya. Like I would ever ship a ferguson tractor....
by markj
Tue Oct 08, 2013 10:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: dog vest
Replies: 11
Views: 2421

Re: dog vest

My dogs tear them off.....
by markj
Tue Oct 08, 2013 10:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Kennel septic
Replies: 17
Views: 6003

Re: Kennel septic

Are your make shift septics legal with local codes ? Depends on where you live and the codes for that location. Since I have an exsisting septic system for the house....... In town I would not do this. Out in the county, you can do as you wish unless they have a city type water and waste system. Th...
by markj
Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:30 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Kennel septic
Replies: 17
Views: 6003

Re: Kennel septic

I hve seen a 55 gallon barrell riddled with holes buried and used as a septic tank, the holes let it leach out to the ground.
by markj
Wed Oct 02, 2013 1:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog Food
Replies: 38
Views: 7250

Re: Dog Food

He told me the 1st 5 ingrediants will tell the story Sounds like the comercial on TV about some blue food or something :) dogs will eat garbage and do OK :) I use PMI but thats just me, Idont go for the comercials on tv kinds guy. Used to feed purina dog chow. Took 4 lbs of freezer burnt hamburger,...
by markj
Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:50 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Banks First Goose
Replies: 17
Views: 4423

Re: Banks First Goose

Keep up the good work there. Post as often as you wish, I will read it.
by markj
Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:34 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Solid White GSP
Replies: 34
Views: 9411

Re: Solid White GSP

I would call him ghost or phantam or spook or.....


Casper :)
by markj
Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: pup on point
Replies: 5
Views: 723

Re: pup on point

Nice point there. Love the leg up
by markj
Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: LESSON LEARNED
Replies: 17
Views: 3510

Re: LESSON LEARNED

Ouch, did you put up a fight? lol
by markj
Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: When is too early?
Replies: 18
Views: 3964

Re: When is too early?

I have had dogs at age 9 months be the best in the field. Also seen dogs get ruined by guys that empty their guns on a bird that scares the heck out of pup. Wildbirds will work best, he wont catch them.
by markj
Thu Sep 26, 2013 3:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Jaws of Death
Replies: 13
Views: 2990

Re: Jaws of Death

FF done properly IS NOT HARSH.
I dont like the toe pinch method. Seems kinda harsh to me. I would rather bring out the fetch instinct with a check cord and some treats.
by markj
Thu Sep 26, 2013 2:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Solid White GSP
Replies: 34
Views: 9411

Re: Solid White GSP

Might be a bit hard to see them on point in the snow :)
by markj
Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:07 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Pistol for bears?
Replies: 53
Views: 21860

Re: Pistol for bears?

Sounds like a fun trip.
by markj
Wed Sep 25, 2013 9:55 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: $120 plus parts to replace a headlight bulb
Replies: 22
Views: 7219

Re: $120 plus parts to replace a headlight bulb

Lifting the cab only takes a few hours, it's not a big deal at all for a shop
Same thing on early s-10s, to do the engine, cab was lifted up a bit. Use the lift for this, makes it easy.

(Former mechaic, now network engineer) :) did engines for 20 years, got old, now work at a desk.
by markj
Wed Sep 25, 2013 9:51 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Jaws of Death
Replies: 13
Views: 2990

Re: Jaws of Death

Wow, she looks great. Ihad one guy say the tail on his pup was a sickel shaped. Ididnt understand what he meant but checked it out and offered to buy that pup back if he wasnt happy with her. Would this effect her in any way like in field trial or show scenario? My big dogs knocked ovr my quail pen,...
by markj
Wed Sep 25, 2013 9:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Solid White GSP
Replies: 34
Views: 9411

Re: Solid White GSP

His ears are lemon, also some lemon patches on the back. Dont show up too good in them pics. Wonder what the lines are deeper in the ped.
by markj
Tue Sep 24, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Jaws of Death
Replies: 13
Views: 2990

Re: Jaws of Death

The first bird was a quail which was unable to fly very well Get her on pigions, or birds she cannot catch at this age. It is what I do on the young pups want to catch and kill. To soften up her mouth use a sock for retrieves in the house, do not pull sock, let her get to the point she puts it in y...
by markj
Tue Sep 17, 2013 10:12 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Pistol for bears?
Replies: 53
Views: 21860

Re: Pistol for bears?

What about bear spray? :) I hear it works well.

A old guy in Yellowstone told my son to put peanut butter in my shoes, so he could get away while the bear eats me :)
by markj
Tue Sep 17, 2013 10:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hard of hearing help..
Replies: 9
Views: 2911

Re: Hard of hearing help..

I'm fearing that one day I may lose him while hunting. Get a young dog, transition to i,the older ogs really suffer from a long hunt. I got a old dog here is my brothers, he would come pick up the dog, go hunt all day, old dog would lay up in kennel 3 or4 days, then here comes saturday. I stopped t...
by markj
Tue Sep 17, 2013 10:02 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: trial question
Replies: 34
Views: 6261

Re: trial question

Do pups hearing almost constant encouragement from their handlers hunt better ?
Wild birds will run out from all this noise. I have learned to enter a field very quietly if I wish to see a good point.
by markj
Thu Sep 12, 2013 12:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Will this "ruin" a bird dog?
Replies: 13
Views: 2981

Re: Will this "ruin" a bird dog?

Shucks, I once had a shorthair would catch them bunnies and kill em. Leave them there and move on. :) musta hated them bunnies for some reason..
by markj
Tue Sep 10, 2013 2:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: prairie chicken travels-very interesting
Replies: 8
Views: 925

Re: prairie chicken travels-very interesting

Article I read told about the ones didnt make it, one and only one did :) so far...... I doubt they will make a comeback here. Turkeys eat everything, deer are way to many.
by markj
Tue Sep 10, 2013 2:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Scary
Replies: 15
Views: 3189

Re: Scary

You really believe that, if you do, how about some facts to bavk it up. I mean it is nonsense to think some agency releases a million + pheasant6 each year. Man, best just go and see for yourself. Farmers will release pen raised, why? To make folks that pay more than 100per day to hunt something to...
by markj
Tue Sep 10, 2013 2:38 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Why do we lionize wild birds?
Replies: 104
Views: 22771

Re: Why do we lionize wild birds?

guess you've never seen anyone without legs Guy I know has no legs, and yet he rides goldwing motorcycle :) has a lift for his wheel chair, he goes by the name of wheels :) he also hunts and fishes. You guys kill me.... how many others are out there disabed and hunt? A whole lot. Way too funny, sho...
by markj
Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Scary
Replies: 15
Views: 3189

Re: Scary

They wll stock them fields with pen raised you can bet on that.
by markj
Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: prairie chicken travels-very interesting
Replies: 8
Views: 925

Re: prairie chicken travels-very interesting

Unfortunate the others died, eaten by yotes more than likely. I wonder what them collars cost?
by markj
Wed Sep 04, 2013 9:15 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Stopped eating,
Replies: 60
Views: 11700

Re: Stopped eating,

I keep a small kiddie pool out there for the dogs when it gets this hot, they are all on sale now :) and cheap. Way easy to keep a dog cool that way, also have a fan in the barn on they get wet and sit in front of the fan, then off to run in the field till they get hot, repeat :) I usually boil up a...
by markj
Wed Sep 04, 2013 9:05 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: hunting southeast nebraska
Replies: 18
Views: 7538

Re: hunting southeast nebraska

OK so I am thinking we should all meet up and go on a hunt. I kinda like that area, used to get into a lot of quail which I really like.
by markj
Tue Sep 03, 2013 12:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The vet took me to fatten up my pooch
Replies: 29
Views: 8747

Re: The vet took me to fatten up my pooch

Nice looking dog, I got shorthairs thinner than that and they have full feed buckets 24/7 :) they just wanta play and hunt. Eating isnt high on their priority list. I got 6 shorthairs so the othe rdog making them eat doesnt ring true for us :)
by markj
Tue Sep 03, 2013 12:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Who gets the credit?
Replies: 21
Views: 3465

Re: Who gets the credit?

It is always the luck of the draw. A good one produced is one everyone that can will lay claim.
by markj
Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: hunting southeast nebraska
Replies: 18
Views: 7538

Re: hunting southeast nebraska

Used to hunt around indian cave and south to auburn. Need to run down and see the guys and find out what it looks like.
by markj
Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:16 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Cooling off after bad training sessions
Replies: 33
Views: 7376

Re: Cooling off after bad training sessions

we don't get mad at our dogs I get mad at them for the stupid stuff they can do. Like last week, left the motorcycle at hime due to raining. A birdgot loose in the barn, dogs tgried to catch the bird, by umping on my motorcyle. Scratched it up real bad, real deep too. Well looks like I wont be gett...
by markj
Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Another Canadian who LOves his Timmy's
Replies: 5
Views: 1201

Re: Another Canadian who LOves his Timmy's

Is that where the poutine comes from? the real stuff.
by markj
Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: DNR Releasing Coyotes For Deer
Replies: 58
Views: 19877

Re: DNR Releasing Coyotes For Deer

Now hold on a minute, I do not want to run up on a wolf while training bird dogs down here in SC. I do not believe my snake skin boots ad blank pistol will offer much protection against a wolf. Man, take the wood cutter with you, he knows what to do to a wolf lol do not put on the red hoodie, leave...
by markj
Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:19 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: DNR Releasing Coyotes For Deer
Replies: 58
Views: 19877

Re: DNR Releasing Coyotes For Deer

I wish tey would relase them where I live, I shot them all that was there a week or so ago, need more targets...... deer are so plentiful here cant spit without hitting one same as turkey. We also have them pesky mountain lions wandering around. Not to mention bob cats...... Last pack of yotes I fir...
by markj
Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSPs with EP bloodlines?
Replies: 215
Views: 54036

Re: GSPs with EP bloodlines?

Can you add some jellyfish dna so they lite up at nite? Is being done with other animals.....
by markj
Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:06 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Puppy Pick Order
Replies: 7
Views: 2424

Re: Puppy Pick Order

I would give first pick to first male deposit. Just me tho
by markj
Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:04 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NFC Rawhide's Clown son
Replies: 100
Views: 41612

Re: NFC Rawhide's Clown son

Sounds like a good one. Have fun.
by markj
Fri Aug 23, 2013 3:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSPs with EP bloodlines?
Replies: 215
Views: 54036

Re: GSPs with EP bloodlines?

Maybe you should read this thread, since that's what it's about. :shock: I tried, but all the testo is bringing me down. Heard it since I got my first shorthair in 68. Now I can say I seen it . Folks must not joke around you much, and yer from Iowa too..... lol means laff out loud. Was a real knee ...
by markj
Fri Aug 23, 2013 9:59 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSPs with EP bloodlines?
Replies: 215
Views: 54036

Re: GSPs with EP bloodlines?

I belive a pointer shorthair i for sale in the classifieds. It is lemon and white, going for 500.00 WTF??? is it me or am I going nutso? When did lemon become a shorthair color? is this another german thing? lol like black? I am soooooo confused right now...... Think I will go fishing
by markj
Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:38 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Cooling off after bad training sessions
Replies: 33
Views: 7376

Re: Cooling off after bad training sessions

I'm curious how you cool off when training burns you up?? I quit training and go to fun time. The dog needs it more than I do :) a few runs and a fetch or two usually gets them in the mood for real work. The dog knows more about hunting than I do, I just try to get him to work with me :) thats the ...
by markj
Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sad Day
Replies: 20
Views: 4660

Re: Sad Day

I wish I could help out in some way. BTDT, watched a 1 year old get hit in my driveway by a neighbor wasnt paying attention to the road. Verred into the dog, had to bury my friend that day. Sucks and the empty time dont help. So sorry for your loss.
by markj
Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Why do we lionize wild birds?
Replies: 104
Views: 22771

Re: Why do we lionize wild birds?

We grew upp hunting we lived on a farm. Never thought of raiseing birds to release. Just wasnt done like it is today. But just down the road is a preserve, we used to hunt it in the 60s when it was just grandpas place ofa friend lived there. Always was birds there, he just took it a step further. Th...
by markj
Fri Aug 16, 2013 8:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 4 yr old GSP- defiant/aggressive behavior
Replies: 49
Views: 11717

Re: 4 yr old GSP- defiant/aggressive behavior

I'm surprised so many of you would kill your dog. If the dog bites or harms a child..... or anyone else it decides to bite down on. Well you figure that part out. Try the reward system for awhile, get the dog interested in some form of excersize, this does it for my dogs. Left all to themselves the...
by markj
Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:23 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Neuter 5 year old GSP?
Replies: 7
Views: 1489

Re: Neuter 5 year old GSP?

My brothers dog, a gsp is now 13. He was neutered at age 1.5 he is doing great. Just cause one dog out of a million got something a vet attributed to neutering doesnt mean yours will develop it too. Millions of dogs are neutered and spayed without any health issues.
by markj
Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:19 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Has anyone turned forest into pasture?
Replies: 43
Views: 15573

Re: Has anyone turned forest into pasture?

Back hoe on the tractor will help on trees, dig down on one side till roots, then push it over from the other side. Excavator will do it in a few minutes time. My cuz bought a dozer, did 20 acres sold it for what he paid for it.
by markj
Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:15 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: A story
Replies: 30
Views: 7500

Re: A story

I would like a GPS locator on a collar :) with an app to show me the area dog is in. On my smart phone (Dont have one but would get one for this). The apps built here at the college for the educators are way kewl. Maybe I need to get someone on this? The students love to tackle stuff likee this. Jus...
by markj
Thu Aug 08, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Introducing a Dog to birds
Replies: 34
Views: 9231

Re: Introducing a Dog to birds

Many times the first bird they see is a robin.
My dogs watch all birds :) even high flyers. Anything that moves fast, they are on it. Prey drive makes them do it.
by markj
Wed Aug 07, 2013 2:41 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: A story
Replies: 30
Views: 7500

Re: A story

I finally learned how to put my emotions aside and not sabotage sessions with the dog Ya, I dont get upset on training, no I get upset when they jump up and sling poo on me, or jump up on someones new shirt. Stuff like that. Training I just laff off and try another day. Treats get their attention a...
by markj
Wed Aug 07, 2013 2:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Introducing a Dog to birds
Replies: 34
Views: 9231

Re: Introducing a Dog to birds

I put a dozen quail in a cage at the age your pup is, let cage rest on floor, let pup find it. The smell will draw him in, let him sniff em as often as he wants. Then move out to the field and the fun really starts. I try to not let pup catch and kill but it will happen so dont get upset over it. Ma...