narragansett tom crossed with a bourbon red hen.

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by honda150, Mar 2, 2013.

  1. honda150

    honda150 In the Brooder

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    Just curious on what these 2 would create for offspring.Or perhaps mayb what other colors u get by crossing narragansett tom with diff hens.
     

  2. Lagerdogger

    Lagerdogger Songster

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    A Narragansett tom is bbngngRR and a Bourbon Red hen is bbNg---rr. So offspring toms will be bbNgngRr, and look like red bronze but carrying a recessive Narragansett gene. Hens will be bbng--Rr, and be golden Narragansett.

    The list of what you get when you cross a Narragansett tom with other hens is long, however, the hen offspring will always express the sex-linked Narragansett gene received from the tom.
     
  3. Arielle

    Arielle Crowing

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    Why does this always have to be so confusing. LOL

    narrigansett x Bourbon red = sexlink turkeys
     

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