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    Re: breeding brother and sister

    Quote Originally Posted by maxollie View Post
    It is not a good idea to breed siblings, because the babies can be deformed, or have disabilities. I suggest you put them in separate cages immediately, and if the hen does lay eggs, discard them. I think at this point in time, both are too young for the hen to lay eggs or the male's sperm would not be verile as yet. Separating them now is the best decision for both of them.
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    Re: breeding brother and sister

    Thank you for your thoughts on this. It makes me feel better separating them knowing they are too young to breed. I figured that is why no eggs have been laid, and glad for it. I already have someone wanting the male so I guess he will be going.

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