Delaware or Sussex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by acooper2011, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. acooper2011

    acooper2011 New Egg

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    Can someone please tell me how to tell a Delaware from a Sussex.
     
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    sussex have white legs dellies have yellow legs dellies also has barring like black on the black areas where-as light sussex should be solid black in the black areas
     
  3. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are both columbian, but the delaware is also barred
    pictures from Feathersite.com

    Delaware
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    Light Sussex
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    Last edited: Jan 17, 2013
  4. acooper2011

    acooper2011 New Egg

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    Thank you for the help. I have four hens and could not tell which they were.
     

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