Breeding Siblings

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

  1. Northwood Silkies

    Northwood Silkies Songster

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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?
    Thanks
     
  2. pinkchick

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

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  3. Sweetfolly

    Sweetfolly Songster

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

    TimG Songster

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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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