inter breeding

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by caspernc, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. caspernc

    caspernc Songster

    Oct 15, 2010
    Z town NC
    I have all BR's. I plan on having broodies and raising my own chicks. Do I have to worry about Dad and his daughter, like in dogs or is it that big of an issue in chickens?
  2. Silkie Sue

    Silkie Sue Songster

    Jun 23, 2007
    Sarnia, Ontario
    i think father/daughter is ok, but i would not breed siblings
    i have done father /daughter with Silkies and have gotten some beautiful offspring... after that though i would sell the babies
    here is a pic of mine


    you can't really see Ernie but Butterscotch is his daughter

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