03-18-2009, 12:43 PM
| || | Why is your mare in a pasture with any stallion? Breeding with a relative increases the chance of obtaining familial tendencies towards birth defects and can magnify any conformational defects or weaknesses.
Originally Posted by xxdukesxx
My mare is in the pasture with her father. I don't know much about breeding, but would it affect the colt? Or does he know he's related, which I highly doubt. If it does affect the colt how? They are both extremly quiet.