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I was supposed to be getting a buck from a woman I got my current goats from, but then she remembered his mother is a 1/2 sister to 2 of the does I got from her. So, The buck would be 1/2 nephew to the one doe (the other of the sisters is no longer alive), and 1/2 cousin (? I'm no good figuring out these family relations) to my little doeling. Is this too close? Should I just try to find another buck?
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Amanda
 

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that wont be a problem at all, as long as there are good genes there to work with you will be fine, just cull the bad and keep the good, you will be fine,
 

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If the breeder is warning you, heed the warning and buy a buck from another part of the bloodline. Unless you are a serious breeder, linebreeding isn't something to just do without knowledge of the bloodline you are linebreeding into. To keep your herd strong, have the breeder help you choose who to buy from, perhaps even getting something she may be interested in using...I love customers/friends like that! Vicki
 
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