feeding flight conditioner to mature Coturnix - been using pigeons lately - may try them again - have tried putting them in small crab pot bait cages next to the pigeon in launcher - pup seems to point a little better on their scent - thanks for the encouragement
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I've used them to train my Springer pup. They have worked and flown just as good as some "bobs" a friend had.
I didn't worry about call back... they were tasty.
They are small and not aggressive, tend to run a little. They make my pup smell, search, find and flush. :) AND THEY ARE CHEEP!!!
I'm feeding game bird flight conditioner.
built a 20L x 5W x 6H fly pen as soon as we got them - didn't fly much at first - more with practice - more yet after wife landscaped the pen and started feeding fruit/vegie trimming scraps, plus their own and chicken egg shells beside flight conditioner feed-&-seed-bought meal - 6 months later, 12 of 18 original still living - biggest problem, rats breaking into cage or raccoon trying - when the bandit shows up, send out the pup to chase it off - rats eat the fly conditioner feed and eggs - but when they do get in the little birdies really fly - hmm ... rats train birds - birds train pup - how do rats get trained?