Odd Palm Colors

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by OmaBird, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. OmaBird

    OmaBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope the pictures show this. This hen looks blueish on the tail but the wings look almost redish buff. She does not look like my Golden Blue Palms. She has both Blue Palm babies and some babies with a Brown gene. I don't have any breeding Toms with a brown gene, so it must be comming from her. She is too light to be a Chocolate Palm but maybe she has both slate gene and brown????? The blue making the brown light???? Would that be called a Chocolate Slate Palm?

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    Last edited: Oct 3, 2010
  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    I have no idea, but I think she is a lovely looking girl. I like her ghostly color.
     
  3. turkeybreeder

    turkeybreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:i talk to kevin porter and they found out the kind of turkeys
    i have they are chocolates and milk chocolates none of them are auburn turkeys
    the person i bought them from may it clear what kind they were
    feathers were sent to kevin to determine what kind they were
    now the person that wanted one of my toms thought some were
    auburn and change their mind on getting the turkey
    base on your answer that was incorrect they are chocolates
    and milk chocolates, i knew kevin would be the one to determine what
    kind of chocolate turkeys i had, and the person that i bought them from
    was able to clarify what breed of turkey they are, because the
    feathers were sent to kevin porter which he has alot of experience
    on turkey colors, the feathers of auburn were put side to side
    and saw they are not auburn turkeys, thanks have a great day
     
  4. OmaBird

    OmaBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Go back and read my answer and what you wrote. I was trying to teach you something. Not argue. You said they were auburn with a chocolate gene. I said that is impossible. You can have a chocolate split/bronze but you can't have a auburn split/ black based chocolate.


    Palms are Black winged bronzed based. It is not the same as your turkey at all.
     
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  5. turkeybreeder

    turkeybreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that turkey color looks really pretty
    you should post the picture in the group
    so kevin can see the picture
    maybe you can mail kevin some feathers
    of the turkey
    with the brown turkeys i am going to cross
    one of the hens with a royal palm tom
    to see if the result would look close
    to the chocolate palm turkeys
    if it does not look like chocolate plams
    then it is going to make another unrelated line
    of turkeys, then i can mail kevin some feathers
    to compare with his chocolate palm turkeys
     
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2010
  6. turkeybreeder

    turkeybreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi omabird saw a milling company in california
    that sells feed in bulk, but the minumum
    is five tons, the company is the star milling company
    and the bag usually says kellys feed
    here is their website www.starmilling.com
    and their phone number is 951-657-3143
    i used this feed for my turkeys
    and they look awesome, i have also tried purina
    but found kellys feed works best and its manufacture
    by the star milling company in california
     
  7. OmaBird

    OmaBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know the owner for over 35 years. My husband does alot of business with them. I feed Ace Hi by Star Milling.
     
  8. turkeybreeder

    turkeybreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do you know what it usually cost for the five tons of turkey feed
    last time i wanted to buy in bulk but i need to buy the tower
    where to put the feed, i have seen some for sale
    but wanted to know what it usually cost for five tons of turkey feed
    of kellys brand or also the Ace Hi brand thanks
     
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2010
  9. OmaBird

    OmaBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never bought the 5 tons. Thats for a custom mix. I buy 50 lb bags of Turkey Starter. I have a hard enough time with 50 lb bags. I am not very physical any more. I like my feed to be fresh. Once grains are ground they start to lose nutrition and turn rancid. The self life in cool dry weather is about 30 days. Warm weather is about two weeks. I have to many things that will rip the bags open if I bought in bulk. Then I would have to store it. I have more than just the turkeys, chickens, geese and ducks. I have horses, goats, and pigs too that I have to keep the food dry and safe.
     
  10. turkeybreeder

    turkeybreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does the ace hi feed turkey crumble
    is it free from hormones and other things
    is the ingredients natural, i want to feed my turkeys natural
    feeds and not feed with hormones or with other things
    because when you eat a turkey what you feed them
    is what you eat, i want to try to eat natural foods this year
    thanks
     

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