Feb 1st 2016 Coyote Hunting http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/ Feb 1st 2016 Coyote Hunting Mountain Crest's Bronoson It's hard to keep him back ...and this is a Coyote he took down himself with the help of the other pack members..The final kill was Bronsons.. http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200908823 200908823 Mountain Crest's Bronoson We got several Coyote's today but Bronoson wanted to eat his and show off his Kill...It took awhile to convince him this was not food.. http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200908825 200908825 We divide our pack into two separate groups...I prefer the older dogs who take no effort to track and seize ... I came up on my group after the kill.. http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200908829 200908829 Here's the first group who tracked and killed today with Bronoson Becka Lea Clara http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200908826 200908826 I can only handle a few dogs at a time and this group is about my speed..They are experienced Tracking Champions and make my hunting easier.. http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200908827 200908827 Making sure everyone knows how great a job they've done... http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200908828 200908828 Here's the second group that tracked and Killed today..Gary started many young dogs today with Mountain Crest's Hooch and other older dogs.. Gary's group is Hooch Shay Jeb Hanna Matte Sadie Ava http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200908830 200908830 Gary's teaching the dogs to stay with the pack...He is teaching the youngsters to track tight...The older dogs are teaching them as well..If the youngsters get out of control or overanxious the older dogs are there to give them a few nips to teach them respect and Rank http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200908831 200908831 Once the animal is downed the the older dogs are on the immediate hunt for another animal until we call them off.. http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200908832 200908832 The dogs get together trying to scent another Coyote ..one down and more to go...Our Bloodhounds kill quick then move on to the next.. http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200908834 200908834 The older dogs start the pack ...The younger juveniles follow unless they have already established a rank in the pack... No kill is given to the youngsters by the older adults...this is something they earn in order of Rank , age, and experience.And no Juveniles are allowed to smell the downed game until the Adults are satisfied there is a solid kill... http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200908835 200908835 We are constantly Praising our dogs..The Young as well as the old...This is encouragement to all the dogs ....to get.. and keep excited... http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200908936 200908936 Pups are learning by submission from the older adults... http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200908937 200908937 Gary's group took more game today than my group but I was happy to watch http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200908824 200908824 http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=202297229 202297229 http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=202297230 202297230 http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=202297231 202297231 http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=202297232 202297232 http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=202297233 202297233 http://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=202297234 202297234