The RetrieverTraining.Net Forums The Retriever Academy
Total Retriever Training with Mike Lardy
Hawkeye Media Gunners Up Tritronics Outdoor Media
Page 1 of 4 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 39

Thread: Sorry to see Omega go

  1. #1
    Senior Member Jeffrey Towler's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Perry MI
    Posts
    535

    Default Sorry to see Omega go

    Got the word a couple of days ago that Omega Farms is going to be sold. It is a sad time for me, as I really enjoyed training there. Most of my freinds are dog people, that I met at the farm. I am afraid that people will leave the sport now that Omega is gone. Omega brought the Field and show groups together for retriever training. I will miss seeing these people.

  2. #2
    Senior Member Jeffrey Towler's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Perry MI
    Posts
    535

    Default

    No, but I see you are from Michigan. You may be familar with Omega? When parts of the farm have been sold, drain tile was put in, ponds drained and crops put in. I expect this to happen with future owner.It was explained that way to me, by someone who works for the farm. He has knowledge that I do not have regarding the upcoming sale of the farm.He told me he expects one of three or four farmers to buy property, drain it and put crops in.

  3. #3
    Senior Member JusticeDog's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Illinois/Wisconsin
    Posts
    6,195

    Default

    It is going to be sold at auction. Trotter just sent an email to all the trainers. Cliff is mocing his cattle operations to a warmer climate. No more tests or trials after Flyaway in May. And no more training. There are 640 acres.
    Susan

    FC Tribute to Justice, JH "Honor"
    FC AFC Contempt of Court "Ruckus"
    Medal Of Honor, QAA "Valor"
    HRCH Kirby's High Sierra, SH, QAA "Kirby"
    HRCH Niki Snowbird, SH, QAA "Niki"
    Southland Order In the Court, QAA "Gavel" July 17, 2002- March 24, 2013
    Southland Rusty Nail - derby points, qual placements "Rusty"
    www.justiceretrievers.com

  4. #4
    Senior Member HNTFSH's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Ohio
    Posts
    1,195

    Default

    Bummer! Nice grounds for sure.
    We shoot dogs with a Canon

  5. #5
    Senior Member laker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    764

    Default

    Wow I had no idea. That is a bummer. They held a lot of events. I always enjoyed my time there.
    Redstars Hayseed Bo ..... "Butch"

  6. #6
    Senior Member Erik Nilsson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Butler, Pa
    Posts
    788

    Default

    That's too bad, I was hoping to run a couple of tests there this year, never been there and heard good things about the grounds
    HRC- Our season never ends

    "Shoot fast or shoot last"

    HR UH Nilsson's on a wing n a prayer SH WCX

  7. #7

    Default

    That is definitely going to impact the retriever events, it is a beautiful property with everything you could want for training. I hate to hear that is being sold.

  8. #8
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Ohio
    Posts
    205

    Default

    A real shame. The wife and I always enjoyed it there. A class operation that was a direct reflection of the people running it. I imagine it's closing will have a huge impact on the retriever community in a multi state area.

  9. #9
    Senior Member roseberry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    North Alabama
    Posts
    2,033

    Default

    retriever folk all seem so sad,
    when a nice investment can be had!

    if your wallet's to thin to own this land,
    like minded partners could lend a hand!

    now is not a time to cry,
    attend the auction and buy, buy, buy!
    john mccallie

  10. #10
    Senior Member jd6400's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    NE OHio
    Posts
    901

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by roseberry View Post
    retriever folk all seem so sad,
    when a nice investment can be had!

    if your wallet's to thin to own this land,
    like minded partners could lend a hand!

    now is not a time to cry,
    attend the auction and buy, buy, buy!
    Agree.....need a legal eagle and 30 people with money....can you say sub chapter s corporation!!!!!!!
    Jim Weitzel
    Proud member of Ole Roy prostaff

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •