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Blue- my 2 year old 3/4 whippet 1/4 Irish terrier out of my pure whippet dog. Anyone else running Irish terrier Xs? 

some good scores there with the dogs....nice one and welcome to the site 

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Good friend of mine had a half x Irish terrier greyhound was a great dog on the lamp and a great fox dog, he must of had a bad heart cause he dropped dead one night lamping 

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Is that the dog that does be on Mikeys YouTube videos??

The only thing is where do you find a decent Irish terrier that works, to bred a lurcher, that’s not a dig. Looks a tidy dog in those videos 👍

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29 minutes ago, Wideboy said:

Is that the dog that does be on Mikeys YouTube videos??

The only thing is where do you find a decent Irish terrier that works, to bred a lurcher, that’s not a dig. Looks a tidy dog in those videos 👍

Yes this is the dog in mikeys YouTube vids. And yes I get what your saying 100%, where do you find good a good Irish terrier in the uk? I was tempted to get one to work myself and put it to a whippet but the price of them put me off 😂

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39 minutes ago, Wideboy said:

Is that the dog that does be on Mikeys YouTube videos??

The only thing is where do you find a decent Irish terrier that works, to bred a lurcher, that’s not a dig. Looks a tidy dog in those videos 👍

Goes to show you that some none working terriers can still produce 

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11 minutes ago, lurchers said:

Goes to show you that some none working terriers can still produce 

I didn’t say they were non working, but it’s a big risk. Well not a risk, I could imagine that it would be at the back of your mind thinking about choice of dam/sire. Will cracks appear down the line. 
Seeing the dog work on YouTube, he’s very fast and committed. 

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9 minutes ago, Wideboy said:

I didn’t say they were non working, but it’s a big risk. Well not a risk, I could imagine that it would be at the back of your mind thinking about choice of dam/sire. Will cracks appear down the line. 
Seeing the dog work on YouTube, he’s very fast and committed. 

Was no risk to me with him, I watched the dam (whippet X Irish terrier) work plenty times and she is a very good dog, the dams owner also seen my whippet work plenty and asked to use him purely due to the drive and speed, he would kill himself to make a catch and has been known to run off cliff edges on the lamp in pursuit of a rabbit. So I took a pup back hoping to have a bit more coat and thicker skin and a bit more brain... he also turned out a couple inches bigger than my whippet. But for a first X I think you’d still get a good lurcher out of it even if the terrier wasn’t working, it’s not for everyone I know but I’d take the risk if I had the opportunity 👍🏻

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