Poultry

How many eggs does a Narragansett Turkey lay?

Narragansett Turkeys, best known for their early maturation, excellent meat quality and egg production, come in a patterned combination of black, tan, gray and white. It is not a rarity to see white wing bars, but only originated from those bred in the United States. This is due to a genetic mutation. This pattern is …

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Male and female Narragansett Turkey

How to sex an Narragansett Heritage Turkey

An Introduction to Narragansett Turkeys The 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. They are deemed to be a heritage turkey breed. They are known for their large size, meaty breasts, and distinctive orange coloration. The average …

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