Porter's Rare Heritage Turkeys

Porter's Rare Heritage Turkeys

                     Various Color Combinations

 This page is for educational purposes showing several more color combos that can be made.

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           Rusty Black

Heterozygous black/bronze base with a single red gene.

Genotype: Bb Rr

 

 

 This combination at hatch has the typical white face pattern of a black based poult, but at maturity the bronze base dominates over the black. This is an example showing how turkey color genes are not always completely dominate or recessive.

 

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                 Rusty Slate

 

Heterozygous black/bronze base with a single slate and red gene.

 

Genotype: Bb Dd Rr

 

 

 

 

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 Black Winged Narragansett

 Homozygous black winged bronze based with narragansett genes.

 Genotype: b1b1 ngng

 True breeding variety

 

 

 

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Dark Gray

 

Genotype: bb cgcg nn

Homozygous genotype: Bronze base with gray and white genes.

A true breeding variety.

 

 

 

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 Painted

 Genotype: still being studied



 

 

 

 

 

Painted poults at 1 week of age.

 

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Blue or "slated" sweetgrass

 

Genotype: b1b1 cgcg Dd 

Black winged bronze based with gray and a single slate gene.

 

 

 

 

 

 


     

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I will add more as I find the time.

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