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My kids bought me a blue slate Tom and I was wondering if it would try to breed with my bourbon red hens and if so what can I expect. Thanks Ron

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Looks like u would get all

Rusty slates.
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My kids bought me a blue slate Tom and I was wondering if it would try to breed with my bourbon red hens and if so what can I expect. Thanks Ron

The poults produced from a Blue Slate tom and a Bourbon Red hen (if they are pure and not hiding any recessive color genes) will be 50% Rusty Slates and 50% Rusty Blacks.

 

Rusty Black

 

http://www.porterturkeys.com/MRustyBlack.jpg

 

Rusty Slate

 

http://www.porterturkeys.com/MRustySlate.jpg

Welsummers, mixed breed chickens, Blue Slate turkeys, Sweetgrass turkeys and guineas.

In wonderful Wyoming.

Bob

 

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Welsummers, mixed breed chickens, Blue Slate turkeys, Sweetgrass turkeys and guineas.

In wonderful Wyoming.

Bob

 

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