Incest

by Denise
(California)

I started with a pair, now I have 5. Can the babies breed with each other or the parents?


Hi Denise,

Yes, indeed they can! Some breeders, but not many I hope, will intentionally pair related birds hoping to increase or encourage a particular trait. This is referred to as line breeding. It is still inbreeding and mostly not a good idea.

Thanks for visiting my site. Jeanie

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