The Narragansett turkey originates in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. It was there that this breed was standardized for production. These rare turkeys are medium-sized and calm with beautiful black, tan, grey, and white feathers. The mature female weight at 20 weeks is 17 pounds, and the males mature at 30 pounds.

As poults, they have tan down with dark markings. They will have orange beaks and legs.