• Breed Purpose:
    Dual Purpose
    Comb:
    Single
    Broodiness:
    Seldom
    Climate Tolerance:
    All climates, all though they can get hot in the summer.
    Egg Productivity:
    Moderate (240-260)
    Egg Size:
    medium
    Egg Color:
    light cream
    Breed Temperament:
    alert, curious, docile breed that is very comfortable in adapting to their surroundings.
    Breed Colors/Varieties:
    Brown, Buff, Light, Red, Speckled, Silver, White and Coronation
    Breed Size:
    Large Fowl
    APA/ABA Class:
    English
    Color:
    Silver, black and white
    Buy URL:
    http://www.heritagehatchingandhens.com.au/?PURE-BREEDS/Silver-Sussex/Point-of-Lays---Silver-Sussex;Item;558 (for Australia)
    The Sussex is a Breed of chicken that originates from the small town of Sussex in England. The Sussex comes in 8 different colours (varieties), which include: Brown, Buff, Light, Red, Speckled, Silver, White and Coronation. The Silver Sussex is a heavily feathered breed which makes it very hardy during winter. The Silver Sussex is a dual purpose breed which lays medium sized cream eggs. Each variety of Sussex is extremely popular due to their showing capabilities and calm nature. silver Sussex male fowls have a large comb on their heads while the females have a smaller version of the single, serrated comb. As of right now, there is not a lot of information available regarding the Silver Sussex as it is a fairly rare and new variety of Sussex.

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  1. Thomas Lamprogiorgos
    The leg color must be pearl white.
  2. Freisian
    Sussex is two counties, West Sussex and East Sussex .....not a small town but two counties that contain a lot of small towns and cities
  3. featherfella
    Please tell me what you thought of my review.
    1. Freisian
      Apart from the geography it’s great:)
      Freisian, Jun 28, 2018

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