Can RP be hiding something?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Randy, Feb 2, 2012.

  1. Randy

    Randy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    AR
    If you had a royal palm that looked correct and was strickly black and white, not showing a hint of red or brown could it still be hiding something like calico/sweetgrass in it's background?
     
  2. Ducks and Banny hens

    Ducks and Banny hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 22, 2011
    On a little Farm.
    In a word, No. The deciding gene between Royal Palm (Ermine) and Sweetgrass (Calico) is reccesive, and the RP has it. So, if you have a perfect looking RP, It genetically can't have a 'Sweetgrass gene' hidden in it's genetic makeup.
     

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