Varieties

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GenotypeVarietyPhenotype Adults
bb ee (e-)Auburn
Bb
Bb’
Barred Black
Bb ee (e-)
Bb’ ee (e-)
Barred Chocolate
Bb Rr slsl Rr slsl
Bb’ Rr slsl Rr slsl
Barred Recessive Rusty Slate
Bb nn (n-)
Bb’ nn (n-)
Barred Silver-Tipped Black
Bb Dd
Bb’ Dd
Barred Slate
BBBlack
b’b’Black-Winged Bronze
b’b’ nn (n-) Black-Winged Narragansett
b’b’ nn (n-) Pnpn Black-Winged Narragansett (semi-pencilled)
b’b’ cgcg Dd nn (n-) Rr Blue Calico
b’b’ Ccg Dd Blue Cornish Palm
bb Dd nn (n-) Blue Narragansett
bb Dd Rr Blue Red Bronze
b’b’ Ccg Dd Rr Blue Red Cornish Palm
b’b’ cgcg Dd Blue Sweetgrass
b’b’ DDBlue-Winged Lilac
b’b’ Dd nn (n-)Blue-Winged Narragansett
b’b’ Dd Rr Blue-Winged Red Bronze
bb nn (n-) rr Bourbon Buff
bb nn (n-) rr ee (e-) Bourbon Buff Brown
bb rr Bourbon Red
bb Dd rr Bourbon Red Slated
bb Bronze
b’b’ nn (n-) Rr ee (e-) Brown-Winged Golden Silver Auburn
b’b’ Ccg nn (n-) ee (e-) Brown-Winged Silver Auburn (semi-gray)
b’b’ nn (n-) ee (e-) Brown-Winged Narragansett
b’b’ cgcg nn (n-) Rr Calico
BB ee (e-) Chocolate
b’b’ cgcg nn (n-) ee (e-) Chocolate Palm
BB Dd ee (e-) Chocolate Slate
b’b’ cgcg ee (e-) Chocolate Sweetgrass
b’b’ Ccg Cornish Palm
b’b’ Ccg Pnpn Cornish Palm (semi-pencilled)
b’b’ rr ee (e-) Creme Tipped Buff
bb cgcg Dd nn (n-) Dark Blue
bb cgcg nn (n-) ee (e-) Dark Brown
bb cgcg nn (n-) Dark Gray
bb cgcg nn (n-) rr Dark Red
bb Dd nn (n-) Rr Dilute Blue Red Bronze
b’b’ Dd nn (n-) Rr Dilute Blue-Winged Red Bronze
bb DD nn (n-) Dilute Lilac
bb DD nn (n-) Rr Dilute Lilac Semi-Red
BB cgcg nn (n-) Rr
Bb cgcg nn (n-) Rr
Dilute Rusty Black
BB cgcg Dd nn (n-) Rr
Bb cgcg Dd nn (n-) Rr
Dilute Rusty Slate
b’b’ cgcg Rr Fall Fire
bb cgcg nn (n-) Rr Frosted Dark Gray
bb cgc nn (n-) Rr Frosted Oregon Gray
bb nn (n-) Rr Golden Narragansett
bb’ nn (n-) Rr Golden Narragansett (split b’)
b’b’ Ccg nn (n-) Rr Golden Phoenix
b’b’ Rr Harvest Gold
bb rr **Harvey Speckled*
BB rr Jersey Buff
Bb rr
Bb’ rr
Jersey Buff (split base color)
BB rr ee (e-) Jersey Buff Brown
BB DD Lavender
bb DD rr Lavender Edged Bourbon Red
b’b’ cgcg DD Rr Lavender Fall Fire
b’b’ cgcg DD nn (n-) Lavender Palm
b’b’ cgcg DD Lavender Sweetgrass
b’b’ nn (n-) rr Light Buff
b’b’ Ccg rr Light Red
bb DD Lilac
BB cgcg nn (n-) Marbled Black
BB cgcg Dd nn (n-) Marbled Slate
Bb’ cgcg nn (n-) Mottled Black
Bb’ cgcg nn (n-) ee (e-) Mottled Chocolate
Bb’ cgc nn (n-) ee (e-) Mottled Chocolate Dapple
Bb’ cgcg DD nn (n-) Mottled Lavender
Bb’ cgcg nn (n-) Rr Mottled Rusty Black
Bb’ cgcg Dd nn (n-) Mottled Slate
bb nn (n-) Narragansett
bb cgc Dd nn (n-) Oregon Blue
bb cgc nn (n-) ee (e-) Oregon Brown
bb cgc nn (n-) Oregon Gray
bb cgc nn (n-) rr Oregon Red
b’b’ nn (n-) pnpn Pencilled Black-Winged Narragansett
b’b’ cgcg Dd Rr pnpn Pencilled Blue Fall Fire
b’b’ cgcg Dd nn (n-) pnpn Pencilled Blue Palm
b’b’ cgcg Dd pnpn Pencilled Blue Sweetgrass
b’b’ cgcg nn (n-) ee (e-) Pencilled Chocolate Palm
b’b’ cgcg Rr pnpn Pencilled Fall Fire
b’b’ cgcg DD Rr pnpn Pencilled Lavender Fall Fire
b’b’ cgcg DD pnpn Pencilled Lavender Sweetgrass
b’b’ cgcg nn (n-) pnpn Pencilled Palm
b’b’ cgc nn (n-) pnpn Pencilled Palm Semi-White
b’b’ cgcg nn (n-) rr pnpn Pencilled Red Palm
b’b’ cgcg rr pnpn Pencilled Red Sweetgrass
b’b’ cgcg pnpn Pencilled Sweetgrass
bb nn (n-) slsl Recessive Blue Narragansett
b’b’ cgcg nn (n-) slsl Recessive Blue Palm
b’b’ cgcg nn (n-) pnpn slsl Recessive Blue Pencilled Palm
b’b’ cgcg slsl Recessive Blue Sweetgrass
bb slsl Recessive Slate
bb rr slsl Recessive Slate Lilac
bb Rr ee (e-) Red Auburn
bb Rr Red Bronze
BB rr slslRed Lilac
b’b’ cgcg nn (n-) rr Red Palm
b’b’ Ccg Rr Pnpn Red Phoenix Semi-Pencilled
bb Rr slsl Red Recessive Slate
bb Dd Red Slate
b’b’ cgcg rr Red Sweetgrass
b’b’ rr Regal Red
b’b’ cgcg nn (n-) Royal Palm
b’b’ cgcg nn (n-) Pnpn Royal Palm Semi-Pencilled
b’b’ cgc nn (n-) Royal Palm Semi-White
BB Rr
Bb Rr
Rusty Black
BB Rr ee (e-)
Bb Rr ee (e-)
Rusty Brown
BB Rr ee (e-)
Bb Rr ee (e-)
Rusty Chocolate
BB cgc nn (n-) Rr
Bb cgc nn (n-) Rr
Rusty Dapple
Bb’ DD Rr Rusty Lavender
BB Dd Rr
Bb Dd Rr
Rusty Slate
Bb’ cgcg nn (n-) Rr Rusty Mottled Slate
b’b’ nn (n-) rr ee (e-) Self Buff
bb nn (n-) ee (e-) Silver Auburn
BB cgc nn (n-) Silver Dapple
BB nn (n-) Silver Tipped Black
BB Dd Slate
BB cgc Dd nn (n-) Slate Dapple
bb spspSpotted
b’b’ cgcg Sweetgrass
b’b’ Ccg Dd pnpn Tiger Blue
b’b’ Ccg pnpn Tiger Bronze
Bb’ cgcg RrTri-Color Mottled Rusty Black
Bb’ cgcg Dd Tri-Color Mottled Slate
b’b’ cgcg nn (n-) Rr pnpn Tri-Color Pencilled Palm
b’b’ cgcg Dd nn (n-) Rr pnpn Tri-Color Pencilled Blue Palm
BB cc White (Black-based)
b’b’ cc White (Black-Winged Bronze-based)
bb cc White (Bronze-based)
*Not fully known yet.

More Information

If you want to learn more about turkey color genetics or the different varieties out there, check out Porter’s Rare Heritage Turkeys website, the FeatherSite, or the Turkey Color Genetics 101 Facebook group.
These are the best available sources on turkeys genetics and varieties.


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Credits

A special thanks to Kevin Porter (Porter’s Rare Heritage Turkeys) an all our other supporters.


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