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In this section of the Rat Guide we will cover topics such as the mating process, breeding age, breeding choices, and breeding environments.

Also covered are breeding systems and breeding methods.

Breeding Methods includes: inbreeding, outcrossing, and linebreeding.

Breeding Systems explains the different styles of putting breeding rats together such as harem breeding, colony breeding, and monogamous pairing.

We also include an explanation of what differentiates a "line" as well as what defines a "strain."

Learning and understanding the different aspects of breeding is beneficial to producing and maintaining good lines.



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