Brod Brested Bronze turkey.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Maxtoolin, Nov 4, 2016.

  1. Maxtoolin

    Maxtoolin New Egg

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    My BBB have been mating I incubate the eggs. But one just hatched out White?
    How did this happen?
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and :welcome! Great to have you aboard. I see you've already posted this question in the turkey forum so I'll leave it to the experts to answer. Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! :)
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - hope the turkey peeps help you out.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  4. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and welcome to Backyard Chickens! Wishing you the best of luck with your turkeys!
     
  5. memphis

    memphis Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! Go post in the "Turkey Talk" thread. Many experts over there.
     
  6. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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    Hi and [​IMG] Its great to have you! I don't know much about turkeys but folks in the turkey forum might! Have a wonderful time on BYC and best wishes! [​IMG]
     
  7. N F C

    N F C gobble gobble Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hope you get the answer you're looking for in the turkey forum.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    I'm no turkey genetics expert, but in chickens there is a gene known as recessive white. It can be carried by a bird but unless it is present in two copies, it remains invisible. If you breed two carriers of the gene together, some of the offspring get two copies and end up showing the white. Without any further knowledge of turkeys, I'd guess you're dealing with a similar gene.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I don't know anything about turkeys except they are delicious. Could be they are like chickens where a yellow chick could grow up to be a black chicken. I know the Turkey folks will be able to sort things out for you. Was your Broad Breasted Bronze bred to and same type Tom?
     

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