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Whelper I put together on the cheap

Post by Joeyman » Mon Apr 13, 2015 1:27 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6GI-Asrdd0

I was going cheap easy functional and lightweight on this one. I got pups due may 1st so I needed a nice little set up to put momma and her pups in.
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Post by tobyyellott » Mon Apr 13, 2015 8:56 pm

The floor where can I get that at is there a web site ?an is it small so pups feet don't fall through?

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Post by Joeyman » Tue Apr 14, 2015 8:18 am

the flooring is called tenderfoot hog flooring. well to answer your second question...I'm not sure just yet. this is the first time i'm using this stuff and I don't exactly know how well its going to work for little 4wk old pups but as they grow to about 6-8wks I am hoping they can walk on it good. we shall see. This is an experiment.
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Post by tobyyellott » Tue Apr 14, 2015 6:11 pm

Let me know how it all works out like the set up good luck an thanks

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Post by Joeyman » Thu Jun 11, 2015 8:18 am

its working out excellent the pups are doing great in this kennel. The flooring works out perfect.
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Post by tobyyellott » Fri Jun 12, 2015 7:30 pm

Good glad it worked I'm going to try an find me some thanks

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Post by rabbitatfarm » Sat Jun 20, 2015 1:01 pm

Really a nice looking unit, Joey. I made a similar pen for just a single put or maybe a litter once weaned, but it's not that nice.

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Post by JUDE » Sun Mar 06, 2016 11:37 pm

Really loved the way you built the hinged door to keep them in!
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Post by Joeyman » Mon Mar 07, 2016 9:08 am

JUDE wrote:Really loved the way you built the hinged door to keep them in!
It works out perfect they cant jump out. they just put their little paws up on there and are not big enough to jump
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Re: Whelper I put together on the cheap

Post by S.R.Patch » Mon Mar 07, 2016 2:03 pm

I think Cobra may only have a 6" tail. Should be plenty short, interesting when she grows up.

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Post by Joeyman » Mon Mar 07, 2016 2:11 pm

S.R.Patch wrote:I think Cobra may only have a 6" tail. Should be plenty short, interesting when she grows up.
Here she is grown up

https://youtu.be/u499UT8S7bo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Xw2jvh992g

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Re: Whelper I put together on the cheap

Post by S.R.Patch » Tue Mar 08, 2016 1:58 pm

Looks like she's doing a good job catching on to the game.
I knew her tail would be really short. Bob patch had a small bit of afterbirth dried on the tip of his tail. At 3 days old I found it and picked it off and the very tip of the tail came off with it. I guess as it dried and tightened, it killed the tail tip it was around. His tail only grew to about three-quarters full length when grown. I saw then that tipping off a tail go's a long way to reducing length as an adult.
I know from raising Britney Spaniels that cutting the tail at 3/4" from the butt at 3 days old will leave you with a 2 1/2" stub when they're full grown. I was really surprised at that as we were only taking off about 1/2 the total length at 3 day old, so I expected that wasn't enough for the accepted look of the Britney, but cutting it only that much pretty much stopped the growth. I does not work out proportionately as you'd think(1/2 at birth = 1/2 full length as an adult). As with Brylcreem on your hair, "a little dab will do ya'". :lol:

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