Sussex Chickens, Silver, Buff, Red, Brown and White
Silver Buff Red Brown and White
Breed Club Secretary
Exbury, Ashford Hill Road, Headley, Newbury,
The Sussex is a very old English breed, which originated in the County of Sussex more than a century ago.It was exhibited in the 1840’s the first recorded colour being the spangled or speckled. It was primarily bred for market purposes, Sussex being famed for its production of table fowls.Surely Britain’s most popular breed, most people can recognise the distinctive plumage of the Light Sussex. They also exist in Silver, Buff, Red, Brown and White. Sussex fowls featured in the first poultry show in 1845.
Heavy / Soft feather