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What breeding cycle should you breed a bitch?

Discussion in 'Breeder Discussion' started by jetson, Dec 11, 2009.

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  1. jetson

    jetson Big Dog

    i was told to always try the first heat cycle? lets see the other opinions....:)
  2. wardogkennels

    wardogkennels CH Dog

    No way. To many unproven dogs being bred already. We all need to stop breeding. Leave it to the professionals.
  3. SAM_I_AM

    SAM_I_AM Big Dog

    AMEN Brother.
  4. Bxpits

    Bxpits CH Dog

    i totally agree with you, but now who would be deemed a professional these days?
    even the oldtimers are considered peddlers these days
  5. peppapig

    peppapig Banned

    ive heard this before about a 1st or 2nd heat......but...if nothings going to stop you.....id say wait till the bitch is mature in mind aswell as body to be able to handle the birth and litter!......and also true.....what merits the bitch to be bred??:confused:
  6. jetson

    jetson Big Dog

    so true....well some good dog men are the ones who gave me this advice lol...i just like to hear opinions since i am new to this site...
  7. jetson

    jetson Big Dog

    also i heard that many times old timers would do this just to see what the bitch throws.....but lets hear some other opinions....
  8. Bxpits

    Bxpits CH Dog

    they also kept the whole litter for at least 2 years.
    in this breed patience is a virtue
  9. PurePit19

    PurePit19 CH Dog

    I dont really believe in breeding before the age of 2yrs. You cant go by the number of heat cycles, because many dogs have irregular heats. The last bitch i bred went into heat at 2 1/2 yrs old for the very first time. And my Rascal bitch will be 2yrs in April and she's only had one cycle so far.
  10. budboy88

    budboy88 CH Dog

    if she hasnt proven herself worthy of being bred then id say never
  11. jetson

    jetson Big Dog

    yes of course....patience is a key term....
  12. jetson

    jetson Big Dog

    well i been told the first as well for many other reasons as well like...less likely to have complications as with an old bitch...
  13. Laced Wit Game

    Laced Wit Game Yard Boy

    what blood you runnin jetson?
  14. AGK

    AGK Super duper pooper scooper Administrator

    Most bitches will have there first heat with in the first 10 months of there life, if someone told you to try on the first heat you need to not fuck with that cat no more because hes a friggin artard, would you try to get your 8 year old daughter knocked up? Kind of the same point....... And if you have to ask a question like that please DO NOT BREED DOGS!:rolleyes:
  15. Barkada27

    Barkada27 Pup

    3rd or 4th heat at the earliest in my opinion... By then you should know enough about a bitch's qualities and strengths and what she'll be bringing to th table. Any earlier than that, and one should question why they are in such a hurry to breed a dog.. that's just my personal opinion.


    i agree:d..plus they are way too young to be breed they are still pups themselves..
  17. I like to wait and see how ANY dog, male and female pan out before I even think about attempting a breeding, and, for me that takes 1.5 to 2 years. Also, you can physically ruin a female and the whole litter if you stick her before that.
  18. jetson

    jetson Big Dog

    well i read plenty of books as well on the subject i was asking for a opinion not a statement and the person who did tell me this has and bred more champions than you will ever own and they have been in the game for 100's of yrs combined.....
  19. feastodg

    feastodg Big Dog

    100% agreed
  20. AGK

    AGK Super duper pooper scooper Administrator

    Is that a fact sir? I don't know any real dogman that breeds pups, and anyone can make a ch. these days, it's not hard since there isn't anywhere to report them to so............. :rolleyes:
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