My question is.....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Stephanie-n-Hayden, Oct 25, 2009.

  1. Stephanie-n-Hayden

    Stephanie-n-Hayden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it okay to mate a brother and sister together? What about a young roo with his mother? It sounds awful to me, but I think dog breeders do this to ensure a good blood line. The reason I was wondering is one of my hens recently hatched a clutch, and I am hoping that one of the chicks is a roo so that we can continue to have baby chicks, but only if it is okay to let family members "do it". [​IMG]
     
  2. Fluffy-Butt-Farms

    Fluffy-Butt-Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yay an answer i know.

    you can't breed brother to sister...it only promotes the bad things in the line, not the good.

    you can breed mother to son and father to daughter....

    i've got hatches in the incubators now that i have to get leg bands for...so i can take the roos out of one and put it in with the other so there's no inbreeding.

    (we asked a chicken judge)
     

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