Sussex Chickens

Silver Buff Red Brown and White

Breed Club Secretary

Mr Raisey
Exbury, Ashford Hill Road, Headley, Newbury,
RG15 8AB
UK

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History

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.

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Purpose

Dual

Classification

Heavy / Soft feather

Origin

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Egg Color

Brown

Egg Numbers

180 per annum


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