Blue Slate poult??

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by greenacresinNE, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. greenacresinNE

    greenacresinNE Out Of The Brooder

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    I have ONE pair of turkey, a tom and hen Blue Slate, both are pure breed. So, my hen laid an egg in my shed and I stuck in my incubator and this is what hatched:
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    This does not look like the parents did when they hatched....any guesses as to what happened? Do you think a wild turkey happened to "help out"? My turkeys do free range during the day.
    Here are the parents:
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    PS I copied this post from the "breed" category, I wasn't getting any replies -- I didn't know how to move it, so sorry about the double post [​IMG]
     
  2. hitnrun

    hitnrun Out Of The Brooder

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    looks possibly like a red slate ,one of the many different colors you casn get out ot blue slate parents
     

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