How to aviod inbreeding?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by shuizar209, Nov 9, 2010.

  1. shuizar209

    shuizar209 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is that whenit colmes to chickens? I want to get 12 chicks and have at least one of those to be a roo. There might be a chance that some of these said chicks might be from the same hen. Could I still breed that said "rooster" to those said "hens" or would that be bad? Im so confused. [​IMG] Can someone pleased shed some light on this for me? Thank you.
     
  2. shuizar209

    shuizar209 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Nobody?
     
  3. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    It's fine, happens all the time in closed flocks. Basically unavoidable.
     
  4. shuizar209

    shuizar209 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What is I wanted to sell theoffspring? Still OK?
     
  5. can you hear me now?

    can you hear me now? Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes is still okay. Most breeders use related birds to improve their qualities. Should be nothing wrong with them.
     
  6. shuizar209

    shuizar209 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Thanks.
     
  7. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Inbreeding and Line breeding are much diffrent. It would be okay if you bred Daughters to their father. So that would mean culling Males, the next off spring would need a non related rooster to not cause any genetic problems. Inbreeding can cause problems, but line breeding, aka Sons to moms and Dads to daughters are OK and when breeding show stock helps retain type.
     

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