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Quail Interbreeding

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. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 30, 2015
    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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