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Trainer Reports

Hear all about conditions and up-and-coming dogs

August 2, 2022

Source: Dinora Wellman
Department: UKC Hunting Ops/American Field

Trainer Report news

In this column, hear all about conditions around the country and up-and-coming dogs. Think of it as a notebook shared among the field trial community.

August 2022

Date posted: 8/2/22
Location: Pennsylvania
Robert Ecker/Midnight Kennel
Summer 2022 has been especially busy here at Midnight Kennels. Pennsylvania's weather has been very cooperative thus far; cool damp mornings are ideal for our roading and conditioning program. All the dogs are getting into shape as the season looms right around the corner. Birds have been great! Pheasants are growing fast and have been extremely pointable! Woodcock and grouse numbers aren't available yet, but we are hopeful for good numbers. Derbies Buck of Piney Woods (owned by Richard Warters and Dr. George Najor), Grouse Hill Rambo (owned by John Capocci), and Hunter Run's Calais (owned by Bill and Kasey Lenz), all look like they are on track for exciting seasons! Our setters, Sterlingworth Jack and Dun Rovens Midnite Ike (owned by Jim and Dr. Peter Millett), will lead the charge into the Fall wild bird championships. Wishing all our friends great training the rest of the summer!

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