Sussex large fowl informations;
England (County Sussex), early 19th century, bred for show breeding since the 1900s.
A spacious, medium sized, raised fowl with straight body shape, slightly upright in front. No significant differences except for secondary sex characteristics. The hen has a small upright comb.
Speckled Sussex ;
The Sussex originates in the historic county of Sussex, in south-east England. It is among the oldest of British chicken breeds described as “Old Sussex or Kent Fowl” were shown at the first poultry show at London Zoo in 1845
- rooster: 3.5-4 kg.
- Hen: 3-3.5 kg.
Eggs: 180 – 210 cream / light brown.
Brown, Buff, Coronation, Light, Red, Speckled, Silver, White . Of these, the speckled was the oldest.
They are also available in bantam versions.
Also known by the names : Susex, Saseks, Sasexky