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  1. Thanks mate Pit x wolfhound over pit x kelpie lovely bitch pal Cheers mate. She's more than earned her feed
  2. Recent pics of the stag out for a look round the bush. Took him out with my mate and his two beagles last weekend, did very well. Good nose and strong drive, country was probably too thick for him to really do much but we still shot 4 off the dogs in 45 mins before we had to head off for a fishing trip. He's about 31" tts, probably too big for me. Largest of the litter at this age by 3" A pic of my bitch. At 5 now she's showing signs of reaching the pinnacle now, another season and I think she'll start to drop off slowly. She's had a rough life and earned her feed. Couldn't ask for a bett
  3. Crossing a feral dog or dingo into a domestic dog doesn't make sense to me. Why singlehandedly in one breeding undo thousands of years of selective breeding. Also, having hunted and worked dingo xs and the only reliable thing about them is their unreliability. You'll never be able to trust them. Had one for 5 years, adored it and was a great worker. Moved his food bowl one night and 16 stitches in my arm later he was in a hole in the ground
  4. He's looking good Max thanks mate sire is 33 and dam is 29
  5. My up and comer, only 7 months and 28 tts
  6. Looks a confident little bugger, should give you plenty of fun in the years to come
  7. Just shy of 7 months, 27.5" tts. Big strong fella, going well
  8. Hard pressed to beat a saluki for running rough country, they seem to be able to run on bloody anything and keep pace.
  9. Love the deer/grey cross, he's a fine stamp of an animal Lot of the stags have gone to shit due to poor breeding. Blokes just breeding cause they can and not worried about the quality of dogs they're using. Not necessarily because of cross breeding although there is plenty of that too. Get a stag from the right person and they'll keep up with a grey and then keep going when it breaks down
  10. must have been some sight to see, from what I've seen kangaroos a'int slow and i'd imagine not every dog would have been able Like anything if you breed dogs for the job you're gonna have better luck, their pace and agility isn't on par with a hare though. It was always more about making sure the dogs learn to keep away from the back legs must have been some sight to see, from what I've seen kangaroos a'int slow and i'd imagine not every dog would have been ableDon't need a special dog to catch kangaroos at all All depends. Greys in pasture country are not difficult, especially on the l
  11. Not so much about type, more about teaching dogs the safe way to pull em down. The key is a throat or upper chest hold and to keep away from the back legs. My uncle had a dog that would jump, grab the head and use his bodyweight and momentum to break their neck. He did it once as a young dog by accident and just learnt it as the easiest way. Another dog he had would grab the base of the tail so they couldnt rear up to kick and get another dog to make the actual catch. As far as breed goes, the ones my family used were originally greyxdeer with a tiny bit of kelpie for brains and stamina and th
  12. must have been some sight to see, from what I've seen kangaroos a'int slow and i'd imagine not every dog would have been able Like anything if you breed dogs for the job you're gonna have better luck, their pace and agility isn't on par with a hare though. It was always more about making sure the dogs learn to keep away from the back legs must have been some sight to see, from what I've seen kangaroos a'int slow and i'd imagine not every dog would have been able Don't need a special dog to catch kangaroos at all All depends. Greys in pasture country are not difficult, especially
  13. Kangaroo for me over here. Big, tough and good fight, you needed strong and hard dogs to do well on the big males. Plenty of pace and wind too because the b*****ds are bloody quick with a wind up. Shame its illegal now, my family were always very keen on their roo dogs and bred some real nice dogs that would catch, kill and carry the smaller ones single handedly. Now they're a plague and you're buggered getting permits from the government just to shoot the pricks, real shame and hard on the farmers. Still happens though but if you're caught its serious trouble. At least I can still run the lit
  14. There's a group on facebook called "coyote hunters with greyhounds' I'm in and that has regular clips posted during the season of catches and runs, some good ol timers in there.
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