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turkey genetics

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by warcard, May 8, 2008.

  1. warcard

    warcard Songster

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    Thought someone here might be able to clarify.

    I have a Blue Slate Tom (pretty sure he is a Splash - gray with black spots), a Splash Female, and a Blue female (very light, no spots). According to what I read online I should expect, Splash babies (check), Blue babies (check) and Black babies (check).

    But...we also have a white baby, ok not a baby anymore, about 9mths old, a Jake.

    Anyone else get white babies from Blue Slate parents? Nope, tHANKsgiving [​IMG] is not an albino.

    Thanks!

    PS My Tom is pictured in my avatar.
     
    Last edited: May 8, 2008
  2. conny63malies

    conny63malies Crowing

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    maybe they had white colored birds somewhere in the background and its a throwback.
     

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