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Sibling Genetics?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by MrsRevDr, May 14, 2011.

  1. MrsRevDr

    MrsRevDr Out Of The Brooder

    May 10, 2011
    I bought my 10 chicks from a local I know they all have the same father and I assume at least some have the same mother, I was planning on keeping 1 roo, now I've started to wonder should I get rid of them all and get a roo from another gene pool??? Does it matter with chickens? Would the new Roo have to be the same age as the hens?
  2. tadkerson

    tadkerson Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2008
    Crossing brother and sister is an accepted breeding method with chickens. Chickens are very tolerant (genetically) when it comes to inbreeding. You should have no problems.


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