Breeding Siblings

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Northwood Silkies, Jun 17, 2010.

  1. Northwood Silkies

    Northwood Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you breed two siblings together or no? I'm just curious on what happens if you do. Deformities,death or nothing happens?
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  2. pinkchick

    pinkchick "Ain't nuttin' like having da' blues"

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  3. Sweetfolly

    Sweetfolly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After a few generations, the biggest problem is reduced fertility. Those inbred roos shoot blanks! [​IMG]
     
  4. TimG

    TimG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Isn't it generally considered better to breed across generations? So, mother to son and daughter to father?
     

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