Rooster breeding with his babies

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by milo2145, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. milo2145

    milo2145 In the Brooder

    Jan 29, 2010
    huntsville texas
    Hi again everyone.

    I have a few chicks hatched today, I have only one rooster, so he is the daddy. I was thinking about keeping a few chicks, but does it matter if he breeds with them seeing as they are his babies?, will they be deformed or anything?, this may a really daft question, but it matters with dogs and stuff, so you never know!!
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Doesn't matter if he breeds with them, and hatching eggs will likly be just fine for the first few generations.
  3. cluckcluck42

    cluckcluck42 Songster

    Oct 4, 2009
    You're okay with the first generation, maybe add new blood for the generations after that though. Do not breed sister to brother though.

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