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French Mantes Chickens - How close in relationship can you breed them?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Afewbantams, Jun 27, 2012.

  1. Afewbantams

    Afewbantams Out Of The Brooder

    May 8, 2012
    We have two Mantes chicks and their Mom died. Can we breed either of these with their Dad? (Yuck, sorry - don't know of any other Mantes hens around.) If we can find cousins would that be okay? How distantly related would be okay?

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