This was supposed to be a Blue Slate??!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by greenacresinNE, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. greenacresinNE

    greenacresinNE Out Of The Brooder

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    I have ONE pair of turkey, a tom and hen Blue Slate, both are pure breed. So, my hen laid an egg in my shed and I stuck in my incubator and this is what hatched:
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    This does not look like the parents did when they hatched....any guesses as to what happened? Do you think a wild turkey happened to "help out"? My turkeys do free range during the day.
    Here are the parents:
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  2. greenacresinNE

    greenacresinNE Out Of The Brooder

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    Maybe I should post this in "turkeys"?
     
  3. RHRanch

    RHRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    yes post in turkeys - maybe go to porters heritage turkey site online and see what it says about slate genetics
     
  4. hitnrun

    hitnrun Out Of The Brooder

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    maybe red slate , a product of blue slate genetics
     

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