Minecraft Villagers Not Breeding: Here’s How To Solve It

Minecraft Villagers Not Breeding: Here’s How To Solve It

In Minecraft, villages play a big role. They assist with farming, trading, and all kinds of other tasks you need. You can never have too many of them! The good news is that breeding villagers are really easy in Minecraft. 

Minecraft villagers can be bread by feeding carrots, providing them houses to live and also by giving them beds to sleep in. In Minecraft, villagers breed only if they want to. The player needs to provide enough facilities and comfort for the villagers to be happy and enter into love mode. 

But there can be many reasons that may stop the breeding process of the villagers in Minecraft. Breeding villagers is not as easy as breeding other animals. It takes a little more effort than the others. However, once you understand the correct ways it can be very helpful. So, are you bothered why the villagers are not breeding in your Minecraft game?

Why Are Minecraft Villagers Not Breeding?

Minecraft Villagers Not Breeding: Here’s How To Solve It

Minecraft villagers may not be breeding because you’ve not given the proper food, habitat, or privacy in the home. Villagers need privacy to breed and lots of food so that they can enter into love mode.

In Minecraft, you cannot solely wish for villagers to breed by feeding them food. You also need to provide the space to live and beds.

Can Certain Villagers Not Breed?

Villagers who are unemployed may not breed in Minecraft. Because they don’t have to earn capacity so they can’t reproduce in the game.

How Do You Encourage Villagers To Breed?

To encourage villagers to breed, keep them happy. Provide them enough food, built a bed for them, and most importantly give them a little privacy.

How To Breed Villagers? 

Villagers can be bred in different ways.  

For all Minecraft editions after 1.14 and later

Find a village. On the map, villages appear at random locations. Wait patiently. It may take some time to find a village. A village can be found in a biome such as a plain, desert, taiga, or savannah. There must be at least two villagers in the village.

Build a structure to breed your villagers in (optional). The structure is not necessary to breed villagers, but it will prevent them from wandering off. Additionally, it will protect them from hostile mobs and raiders. 

Any building material can be used to construct the structure. In addition to providing beds for each villager and their offspring, it must be large enough to house all the villagers you want to breed.

Window coverings should include iron bars or glass. Through the structure’s openings, babies can escape.

Craft at least 3 beds and place them in the village or structure. Villagers need beds both for themselves and for the babies they produce in order to breed. 

Every villager you wish to make will require a new bed. The crafting table can be used to craft beds from three wool blocks and three planks of wood.

Get at least two villagers close together. Build a structure that you can corral them into and then wall off the entrance so they can’t escape. 

Villagers can be moved by simply walking into them. As a result, they are motivated to move in the right direction. Even on land, villagers can be transported by boat.

Gather food for the villagers. Each villager maintains an independent inventory in which they store items such as food. 

The villagers need either 3 loaves of bread, 12 carrots, 12 beetroots, or 12 potatoes to breed. The good news is that you won’t have to travel far to find these items, as they can all be found within the village.

Give food to the villagers. Drop food on the floor next to the villagers to give them. The villagers will be able to add it to their inventory as soon as they walk over it. 

Having enough food in their inventory will provide an incentive for both villagers in close proximity to breeding. Equipped items can be dropped using your keyboard or controller if you press “Q.”. Dragging it outside your inventory after clicking it in your inventory.

Wait for the villagers to breed. The villagers will know they are breeding when they face each other and hearts float all around them. A tiny villager will appear. An adult villager matures in 20 minutes.

Breeding Villagers In Version 1.14 and Earlier

Minecraft Villagers Not Breeding: Here’s How To Solve It

Find a village. In the game world, villages appear at random locations. There are villages in the plains, desert, and savannah biomes. 

There must be at least two villagers in the village. Patience is a virtue. It is not always easy to find villages. Finding one may take some time. Keep track of your location by using the map you get at the start of the game.

Build more houses with doors in the village. If the total population of the villagers is less than 35% of the number of doors in the village, villagers will mate. Any door leading to a room with a roof and to the outside is a valid door.

Basically, what you need is a door on one side with one block overhead.

You can build a single structure with multiple doors in your village to increase the number of doors.

Build gardens for the villagers. Crop growing is an important part of village life. There are usually already a couple of gardens built in most villages. 

Trade with the villagers. The primary way to get villagers to breed is to trade with them. Each villager has a different item they are willing to trade in exchange for another. 

To trade with the villager, you must have the items they want in your inventory. Trading with the same villager multiple times unlocks new items that the villager can trade.

Wait for villagers to breed. A village will automatically breed when two or more villagers in close proximity are willing to breed. A tiny villager will appear. A baby villager matures into an adult after 20 minutes.

Can Two Villagers With Professions Breed?

Two villagers with profession can breed. You need to provide beds and they must be willing to mate.

Can You Cross Breed Villagers?

It is possible to crossbreed Minecraft villagers. There is no limit to the number of children a species can produce in Minecraft. When the villagers are well fed and given all the privacy and space they need, they enter the love mode.

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