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Blue Red Old English Bantams

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by tina love, Sep 23, 2015.

  1. tina love

    tina love Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 23, 2015
    Gretna V.a
    I have inherited 3 beautiful babies from my sister and never knew a chicken could be SOOOO tiny Love the breed but know nothing! When will they start laying and can brother and sisters be a suitable match for babies in the future?[​IMG]
  2. allosaurusrock

    allosaurusrock Chillin' With My Peeps

    I personally would not breed chickens so close together in genes.
  3. RingedTeal

    RingedTeal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2011
    Yes they can be bred together for many generations with little to no new blood added. It can actually be beneficial as it will make any faults pop up with those breedings. Many breeders of gamefowl, including myself, have used this method with success. But just make sure you do get new blood after a few generations so that the inbreeding does not become to severe.
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