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    Visibly it may be more appealing once the dog finds the mark, however they don't know the difference when you throw an object as a mark. Save your money for real birds and buy regular bumpers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BrettG View Post
    I use the ez birds in both mallard and black and white (got them free) for water work. If I were buying them I would get big bumpers in white, black and white, and black. I found a 6 gallon bucket full of the regular ATB's yesterday in the shed didn't even realize I still had any of those.
    Brett how many of the ATB's are in the bucket and since you aren't using them what do you want for them?

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    I'll count them this evening, I through all the headless or cracked ones out with the trash. I think there are 6, 3 black and white and 3 mallards.

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    Keep me posted. Thanks.

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    I have both the ATB and the EZ birds. I only used the EZ birds for young dogs. I love them both, and more importantly, the dogs love them. I have all new ones, and the heads are not hard anymore.
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    I mainly use the goose ones. I like real ducks better but don't we all

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    i use the ez birds for all young dog training.they work great on land and water .they are very visible, the heads are soft and help with marking in low light training.also the avery birds do not smell.but nothing like a real bird to get the dogs attention

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