Posted in thread: when does a dog hit its prime on 09-29-2016 at 11:45 AM
It depends on the time in the field. I agree with Smokedawg, three years is about all you are
going to get.
Posted in thread: Breeding Question on 09-29-2016 at 11:42 AM
I got a female that's had clear discharge for two days but still won't stand for the male. She
would rather fight with him or be the one on top making the motions if ya know what I mean! Has
Posted in thread: Baby rabbits on 09-23-2016 at 10:11 AM
There are still baby rabbits here in East TN. My sister's Mutt found a nest of baby rabbits in
her back yard a couple of weeks back. Of course the Mutt killed them.I see tufts of hair, when
I run my b...
Posted in thread: How do you know which pup to keep on 09-17-2016 at 06:39 AM
Honestly, you can't tell until they are in the field. I have a litter of seven, started in a
starting pen at about four months. One female stood out. Drop her in the pen, she put her nose
to the groun...
Posted in thread: Well sh*t on 09-16-2016 at 10:16 AM
Heavy hookworm infestation as well as other parasites that reduce their red blood cells can
cause fits. Other wise, its genetic, no matter what your Vet told you. Google it and find out
Posted in thread: Spring vs. Fall starting pups on 09-08-2016 at 12:28 PM
I don't look a the calender except to mark the expected birth date. If you start them in the
spring there are plenty of rabbits breeding and running everywhere. However it turns hot so you
Posted in thread: feeding puppies on 08-27-2016 at 12:27 PM
Never use puppy food. I know folks will be in disbelief but I have a litter of five, fat and
healthy, that are on Old Roy High Protein.
Posted in thread: speed question on 08-18-2016 at 03:31 PM
I agree Salzer. There are few fast dogs that have the independence to ignore the slower dogs
and run the line without checking backwards every time there is a check. Its usually a train
wreck.I like f...
Posted in thread: How important is timing of starting pups on 08-16-2016 at 04:04 PM
How do you push one into running?You can take them to the field and let them explore when they
are old enough to get through the brambles but they will start when they are ready. Like you, I
Posted in thread: Would you Talyho this??? on 08-14-2016 at 11:05 AM
I wouldn't Talley Ho. I seldom use the term "Talley Ho' unless they are near a highway and I
want them to move on quickly or if I am training a new dog/pup and want them to learn the
meaning of "Talle...