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Quail Interbreeding

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

  1. SuseyQ

    SuseyQ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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,
    SuseyQ
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it is possible to interbreed for a few generations but you don't want to do it for more because then that is where you start having the genetic issues
     

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