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Breeding question..

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jessarndt, Mar 11, 2015.

  1. jessarndt

    jessarndt Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm thinking about hatching some eggs.. Don't want to sound crazy, but this might.. Can brother and sister chickens have healthy chicks?
     
  2. HarrisOBIE

    HarrisOBIE Out Of The Brooder

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    yes they will be fine but you don't want your hole flock to be blood line related or else some birth defects can happen if you keep breeding them. father to daughter and mother to son have better results sometimes but bro and sis is fine.
     
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  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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  4. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Agreed.
     

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