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Seven weeks old, first cross Deerhound / Greyhound; Cheers.  

Wheaton bull grey x deer grey, fast strong, can't fault her. 

I've mated my bitch yesterday.  Fingers crossed 🤞 dam deerhound/greyhound,  sire deerhound/greyhound/Wheaton 

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Owned a couple of dogs that had a drop of Deerhound blood in em, the best of which had a lot more desert dog blood in it.

I've posted this a couple of times on here years back but here it is again for those who've not read it....

Used to work with an old boy, back in the late 1980's, who did a lot of coursing back in his day, which was the 60's and early 70's. Jimmy was a farmer, a tennent farmer on a farm in Halsall, on the edge of Altcar estate. He would always doff an invisible hat to anyone he thought was a station above himself and mutter a volley of unpleasantries under his breath as they walked away!

Jim ran his dogs with some of the best coursing men back in the day, running all over the country, back before any desert dogs had started to take the cousing fields by storm.

Jimmy bred and ran Deerhound crosses as they were the most popular coursing cross back then. His friend was John Nuttall of Clithero, who is mentioned in the early Plummer books about this cross. Between them they bred their coursing dogs to match all over but with Altcar always their main ground.

Jimmy always said that the best of their dogs always came from a Deerhound dam to a coursing dog sire and never the other way round. The difficulty was always obtaining a quality Deerhound bitch, as they were expensive and difficult to find, though they always had quality coursing greyhound studs available, as they knew many of the owners and trainers that ran on Altcar.

The other thing that Jimmy always said with the cross was that a good match dog of this type had to know its ground and few dogs could be taken anywhere and win regular. He said his dogs were never beaten on Altcar, they knew the land and the hares too well.

Jimmy's coursing passion eventually lost him the tennency of his Halsall farm and he sadly came to work as the boilerman, in the local leisure centre, life had lost its shine for him. The only time his eyes would light up was when he would talk to me about his running dogs and them coursing days.

I remember me and a couple of mates dropping into work one Sunday morning with our coursing dogs and Jim was over the moon that we were dropping in. On arrival his face changed when he seen our Saluki bloods, he said, "Oh dear, a good hare would kill em Paul"

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The longdogs in their category and league are those that have been bred and subsequently produced are strains/ hybrids of various colours types and sizes 😳. This factor depends upon the individual himself and the type of ground quarry one chooses to subsequently hunt in the UK hunting field. The deerhound cross alongside The sand/ desert greyhound hybrids are without any hesitation the largest of longdogs used by a band of coursing enthusiastics who have chosen 😉 such strains of longdog hybrids in order to hunt in a coursing manner.Hares are quarry that the hunting active fellow fieldsports choose to use on large open fen land or peat fields in order to pursue hares.The longdog hybrid will certainly continue in due course. Yours in sport....Carl Williams South Wales. 

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58 minutes ago, Rudeboy 1 said:

The longdogs in their category and league are those that have been bred and subsequently produced are strains/ hybrids of various colours types and sizes 😳. This factor depends upon the individual himself and the type of ground quarry one chooses to subsequently hunt in the UK hunting field. The deerhound cross alongside The sand/ desert greyhound hybrids are without any hesitation the largest of longdogs used by a band of coursing enthusiastics who have chosen 😉 such strains of longdog hybrids in order to hunt in a coursing manner.Hares are quarry that the hunting active fellow fieldsports choose to use on large open fen land or peat fields in order to pursue hares.The longdog hybrid will certainly continue in due course. Yours in sport....Carl Williams South Wales. 

FFS FELLA, FAAACK OFF!!! 😄.

Ooh, I assume the 1st cross whippet greyhound 'line' are now 'thrown on the 'scrap heap' in favour of these 'new' deer/grey or saluki/grey 'lines'?!!

You ABSOLUTE FAACKING CLOWN!!  f**k off and pester another forum, or people that 'might' fall for your idiotic ramblings about lurchers, and more specifically 'longdongs'.  Because I 'll tell you this now, and BELIEVE IT, no-one is falling for your bullshit ramblings on this site!!

 

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The longdog hybrid is a strain of running dog that is particularly useful in the hunting field especially when one hunts heavily for both hares and rabbits and expects requirements 😳 of their quality in so far as speed agility and stamina is undoubtedly needed in order to take ground quarry very quickly and efficiently, hence, the labelled end product 😉 is clearly a very useful rabbiting tool. Some folk choose to use their category of longdog to pursue hares on large scale fens ,unfortunately we have to accept there are those who are magical dreamers and dream about things.And there are those who can justify themselves. 

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4 minutes ago, Rudeboy 1 said:

The longdog hybrid is a strain of running dog that is particularly useful in the hunting field especially when one hunts heavily for both hares and rabbits and expects requirements 😳 of their quality in so far as speed agility and stamina is undoubtedly needed in order to take ground quarry very quickly and efficiently, hence, the labelled end product 😉 is clearly a very useful rabbiting tool. Some folk choose to use their category of longdog to pursue hares on large scale fens ,unfortunately we have to accept there are those who are magical dreamers and dream about things.And there are those who can justify themselves. 

 

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2 minutes ago, Rudeboy 1 said:

THE LONG DOG IN FEATURE!!

FAAACK OFF YOU BEAUTY!!! 1😄

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4 minutes ago, Rudeboy 1 said:

unfortunately we have to accept there are those who are magical dreamers

i been outing these last 2 week rudeboy and like you had nothing but flack 😂

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2 minutes ago, mC HULL said:

i been outing these last 2 week rudeboy and like you had nothing but flack 😂

You been 'outing' this last two weeks?!  You're a pair of pricks!!

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15 minutes ago, shaaark said:

You been 'outing' this last two weeks?!  You're a pair of pricks!!

😂i was refering to the the dreamers 😂🤣 knew id get a bite off some one 😂🤣

i cant breath here for laughing 

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im just a fieldsport enthuisist like rudeboy1 lolol a fellow enthuisiast like you shaark should really not abuse us aye rudeboy give us a page off why its wrong lol😂

yours in sport mr magoo lolol

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