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Quail interbreeding issues?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by SuseyQ, Feb 12, 2016.

  1. SuseyQ

    SuseyQ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2016
    Do quail have interbreeding issues if you breed the hatchlings from the same rooster, but different hens? This could possibly happen when there is one male to 5-7 hens. Do you folks find it best to hatch your own eggs or get a new batch from a professional breeder? Has anyone had a problem with stock weakening or deformities d/t possible interbreeding?

    Thank You,
  2. Monkau

    Monkau Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 17, 2015
    Perth, Western Australia
    Same roo, diff hens is no problem as long as the roo doesnt have any problems.
  3. Em Ty

    Em Ty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 3, 2013
    St. Clements, ON
    I'd suggest you get started with a few birds and getting your fertile eggs from a breeder. After you're comfortable with raising and keeping quail, you can branch out to breeding and incubating.

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