The Sussex breed originated in Sussex County, England to be used for table poultry. Speckled Sussex chicks are dark brown with two light brown streaks down the back. They have white wing tips, chests and abdomens. They have single combs and clean, white legs and feet. Adult females have mahogany bay plumage on their head, neck, back, breast, body, lower thigh and tail coverts and each feather is tipped with a small white spangle. The main tail is black mottled with brown and tipped with a white spangle and the wing primaries are black and white (Ideal Poultry)

Egg Color: BROWN
Egg Size: LARGE
Rate of Lay: 208/Year
Broodiness: Yes