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 Grandfather & Great Grandfather same Sire
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Posted - 06/11/2014 :  08:19:29 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
My female's grandfather and my male's great grandfather were the same male. Is this too close? Should I do something about this pregnancy?


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Posted - 06/11/2014 :  10:32:16 AM  Show Profile  Send Judith a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
As long as the parents are healthy and have no genetic anomalies, I wouldn't worry about it. That common ancestor isn't close enough for me to be concerned, although there are people who won't use any pairing that includes any name in common on both sides.

Judith Korff
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Posted - 06/11/2014 :  11:55:42 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank u Judith. I appreciate your comment.
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