Pure Breeds

Sussex

The Sussex is a British breed of dual-purpose chicken, reared both for its meat and for its eggs.

Primary use: dual-purpose meat/eggs
Egg production (annual): 250
Egg size: Large
Temperament: Alert, Docile
Recognized variety stocked: Buff, Speckled, Light.
Egg color: Brown, Cream, Tan

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