Curious

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by Dewey101, May 18, 2008.

  1. Dewey101

    Dewey101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok i was wondering about this for along time.
    Isnt it bad and not good quality for chickens to inbreed. as by raising the chicks and making pairs out of them. I have no clue and this is probally a newbie question, but i have to know!!!!!
     
  2. Kanchii

    Kanchii Chillin' With My Peeps

    It doesn't cause a problem unless you line breed for many generations in a row.
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Line breeding is very common in the chicken world. You can do so for several years and more but eventually you need to introduce new blood into your flock.
     
  4. Dewey101

    Dewey101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so I can let my bro and sis produce GOOD eggs????

    Does this go for pheasants as well????
     
  5. Kanchii

    Kanchii Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Yes, it's fine.
     
  6. Dewey101

    Dewey101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well i never knew that, lol!!!!

    This makes part of my chase a lil easier.
    Iam getting 40+ birds tomorow
     
  7. knippk

    knippk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL....and i can't wait for you to get them.....and again thanks for taking them.....you are helping me and my grandparents out BIG time!!!!!!
     
  8. Kanchii

    Kanchii Chillin' With My Peeps

    What kinds of birds are you getting? From where? Good luck! [​IMG]
     
  9. Dewey101

    Dewey101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well as i been told iam getting

    Mille Fleurs
    bb reds (one of my fave)
    game hens(good for setting my hens)
    Cochins
    turkens
    couple turkeys and geese, fun fun
     
  10. Kanchii

    Kanchii Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nice! Where are you getting them from?
     

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