Where to get Training Birds?

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Where to get Training Birds?

Postby StevenCooper » Sun Mar 31, 2013 3:53 pm

Moved to the area about 5 months ago with the Navy and purchased a Yellow Lab that I've been working with as much as possible. Not being from around here (Saratoga Springs area) I don't know of any places where I can get some frozen birds to get this guy ready for early season. I sifted through the forum a bit before posting but didn't see anything on the topic. If anyone has any info on where I could get some please reply or PM me! Thanks guys.
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Re: Where to get Training Birds?

Postby labtrainer » Sun Mar 31, 2013 4:51 pm

Frozen birds saved from last season are like Gold for most of us that train.
Your best bet would be to try and locate some Pigeons from a local farmer, pigeon racer or catch them yourself under a bridge or the like. Sometimes you can find a local bird enthusist that might part with a live duck or pheasant.
Ask lots of local people, farm/feed stores, etc.
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Re: Where to get Training Birds?

Postby h2o dog » Thu Apr 04, 2013 6:08 pm

Just sent you a PM. We have enough frozen birds to last us this training season and next....and that's training 5-6 days a week. I'm in your area.
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