Breeds - turkey

Breeds - turkey

Breed Image Breed Name Description
Beltsville small white imagesBeltsville small whiteThis variety was developed at Agricultural University Research Station, Beltsville, USA. It closely resembles the Board breasted white in color and shape but smaller in size. Egg production, fertility and hatchability tend to be higher and broodiness tends to be lower than heavy varieties.
Board breasted white imagesBoard breasted whiteThis is a cross between Board breasted bronze and White Holland with white feathers. This variety was developed at the Cornell University. White plumage turkeys seems to be suitable Indian-Agro climatic conditions as they have better heat tolerance and also good and clean in appearance after dressing
Board breasted bronze imagesBoard breasted bronzeThe basic plumage color is black and not bronze. The females have black breast feathers with white tips, which help in sex determination as early as 12 weeks of age.
Bourbon Red imagesBourbon RedThe Bourbon Red is a breed of domestic turkey named for its unique reddish plumage and for Bourbon County, Kentucky.
Narragansett imagesNarragansettThe Narragansett turkey is a breed of Meleagris gallopavo which descends from a cross between the eastern wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo silvestris) and the domestic turkey.
Black turkey imagesBlack turkeyThe basis of the Black turkey variety was formed in America once the variety was crossed with Eastern wild turkeys. And through the twentieth century, the black variety was commercially viable
Slate imagesSlateThe Slate, or Blue Slate, is a breed of domestic turkey known for the slate gray color of its plumage. Lighter birds are sometimes called Lavender turkeys. ... Slate turkeys are listed as critically endangered by the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy, and meet the definition of a heritage turkey breed.