Royal Palm Turkey Question

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by mixedpoultry, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. mixedpoultry

    mixedpoultry Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 3 what is suposed to be young royal palm turkeys. One of them is getting alot of black on it but the other 2 I dont see any black yet. Is that normal or are the other 2 not royal palms.
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Do you have any pictures of the birds?
     
  3. mixedpoultry

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  4. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    Maybe it is just the lighting, but the darker one looks a bit like a blue slate.
     
  5. mixedpoultry

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    Its just the lighting because its black and white
     
  6. mixedpoultry

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    You can actually see the black band on its tail
     
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  7. ivan3

    ivan3 spurredon Premium Member

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    Did you order a couple-three varieties of Heritage turks as day-olds, buy them from a breeder?

    If you ordered from a hatchery did they list White Hollands as an offering?
     
  8. mixedpoultry

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    I got them from an individual that sells all different breeds of birds. I bought 3 royal palms and 3 bourbon reds from him. At least that is what they are supose to be anyway,
     
  9. chicken pickin

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    I would call that person you bought them from and ask what breeds he has and try to determine what the white ones are.
     
  10. 20736

    20736 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have Royal Palms and the girls all showed some black by the time they were that size.
    Even a RP cross would have some black.
    Not RPs, but not sure what they are either.
     

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