The Artisan Gold is a rare breed that is small and slow-growing. It thrives in free-range or alternative environments, where it can express natural behaviors while maintaining high health status. This turkey offers a robust, hearty taste that is unique in the traditional turkey market. The Artisan Gold is preferred by both producers and consumers looking for a unique look and taste. Males top out at about 20 pounds at 20 weeks old. Females mature in 16 weeks, at 16 pounds.
Artisan Gold poults are black with dark legs and pink feet. Their faces have yellow around the eyes, similar to a mask.