Coronation Sussex

The Sussex is an ancient English breed that hails from Sussex, Surrey, and Kent counties and for centuries was a favorite market bird. They were first imported the United States in the early 1900s. They are a whiteskinned, dual-purpose breed that lays brown eggs and has an easy-going demeanor. The Coronation Sussex is a relatively new variety and is white with the feathers on the neck having a soft powder blue stripe down the length of each feather. The tail feathers are this same soft blue color.

Temperament Weight Eggs per Year Egg Size Egg Color Cold Hardy Heat Hardy
Alert, Docile, Adaptable 7-9 lbs, 240 Large Brown Yes Yes
Temperament Alert, Docile, Adaptable
Weight 7-9 lbs,
Eggs per Year 240
Egg Size Large
Egg Color Brown
Cold Hardy Yes
Heat Hardy Yes