Turkey's hatching, but what?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by justusnak, May 21, 2008.

  1. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    OK, so I got some eggs from a neighbor. This guy wanted a dozen hatching eggs....from my chickens, so he gave me 6 turkey eggs. He has running together Royal Palms, and Blue Slates. One of my eggs hatched this afternoon....and the baby is Black??I mean, coal black! Im not getting this genetics stuff. Can anyone help!?? As soon as it dries out, I will post a pic. 2 more are hatching now...I cant waite to see thier color. Oh, and this same neighbor....gave me a poult...one day old. Only 3 hatched out of his set...and 2 didnt make it. He didn't want to " mess with one turkey poult" So, I have it in with a chick, and its doing fine. [​IMG] Its grey...so im thinking a blue slate.
  2. SoleProvider

    SoleProvider Out Of The Brooder

    May 20, 2008
    To cool. Congrats on your hatch. Hopefully one will be a calico:D
  3. warcard

    warcard Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2008
    SE Indiana
    If you breed a blue splash to a blue splash you can get blue splash, self blue and black babies.

    A Blue Splash has black dots on the feathers.
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Quote:Ahhh, ok...thanks!!

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