Poult colors - which varieties can start off white?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by cassiadawn, Jun 15, 2019.

  1. cassiadawn

    cassiadawn Songster

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    Wondering what turkey color varieties can start off white (if any) besides royal palm? I've got a royal palm tom, and a (best guess) golden phoenix tom, over 3 hens of various colors (Narragansett, burbon red, and something sort of calico). Half my poults are hatching out yellow, and growing in primarily white feathers - some are solid white, others have various amounts of black. Just wondering if I can expect the white ones to all end up looking like royal palms, or if there are other possibilities
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Crossing the Road

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    Broad breasted whites, midget whites, white Hollands, regal red, royal palm, buff, Beltsville.
    Slate blue poults are pretty light.
     
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  3. R2elk

    R2elk Free Ranger

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    Blue Slate poults are definitely not yellow and the Self Blue poults that are lighter colored are still easily distinguished from yellow/white poults.

    In addition to the others that you mentioned are Sweetgrass and Calicos.
     
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  4. R2elk

    R2elk Free Ranger

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    Depending on what hidden recessive color genes that your poults have, there is the possibility of producing White turkeys along with many other varieties which can also include Tri-Colors.
     
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