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|
|Eggs per Year||240|