breeding chickens from the same batch

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mispollitos, Jan 12, 2011.

  1. mispollitos

    mispollitos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you breed a roo & hen that may have come from the same parents? Not sure how to phrase that.
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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  3. AlixS

    AlixS Out Of The Brooder

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    Wouldn't that be inbreeding? I don't do any breeding, but I wouldn't.
     
  4. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:It is called line breeding, and it is a widely accepted practice, designed to ensure no inbreeding types of offspring occur. You likely have some that were line bred somewhere in their lineage.
     
  5. TNBlacktails

    TNBlacktails Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SO if I think my two japenese banatams are from the same mother and father (unknown for sure ) but if they are will the ymate without and deforities ?
     

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