Speckled Sussex

$3.00$4.25

Speckled Sussex chickens originated in the county of Sussex and is a very old English breed and recognized as a distinct breed in 1914.  The Sussex is a very gentle and colorful bird.  This variety of the Sussex breed makes for a good backyard chicken and dual purpose for meat or egg production.  This bird is a very good layer and handles confinement well.  Their speckled coloring makes them blend in with the background and camouflages them from predators such as coyotes and foxes.  With each yearly molt more speckles appear so they become even more colorful the older they get.

Available February – October

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch!

(Minimum 15 Total Chicks)

(Minimum 3 Each Sex)

Amount Female St Run Male
3+ $4.25 $3.50 $3.00
6+ $4.20 $3.35 $2.85
15+ $4.10 $3.20 $2.70
25+ $3.95 $3.05 $2.55
50+ $3.85 $2.90 $2.25
75+ $3.80 $2.80 $2.05
100+ $3.75 $2.70 $1.95

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Description

Speckled Sussex chickens are a heavy breed developed by the English more than a century ago.  In England, the Sussex is a very popular meat bird.  Speckled Sussex are a very gentle and colorful bird.  This variety of the Sussex breed makes for a good backyard chicken and dual purpose for meat or egg production.  This bird is a very good light brown egg layer and handles confinement well.  Sussex are excellent foragers, making them a great pasture/free range option.  They also tend to go broody and make wonderful mothers.  Their speckled coloring makes them blend in with the background and camouflages them from predators such as coyotes and foxes. 

With each yearly molt more speckles appear so they become even more colorful the older they get.  Speckled Sussex are a calm and beautiful breed and are a great bird for show.  This variety is called speckled because of the white spangles on the ends of its otherwise dark mahogany colored feathers.

Available February – October

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch!

(Minimum 15 Total Chicks)

(Minimum 3 Each Sex)

Characteristics
Class: English
Origin: England
Comb Type: Single Comb
Egg Color: Light Brown
Egg Size: Large, 220+
Production: Very Good; Eggs and Meat
Matures: Moderately Early
Bird Size: Heavy 7 – 9 lbs
Broody: Yes
Hardiness: Very Cold Hardy
Personality: Calm, Gentle; Free Range or Confinement

FREE Shipping on 15+ Total Poultry

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There is an additional small order fee ($35.00) charged for orders of only 3-14 poultry. 

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Sex

Male, Straight Run, Female

Desired Hatch Week

FEBRUARY 4TH 2019, FEBRUARY 11TH 2019, FEBRUARY 18TH 2019, FEBRUARY 25TH 2019, MARCH 4TH 2019, MARCH 11TH 2019, MARCH 18TH 2019, MARCH 25TH 2019, APRIL 1ST 2019, APRIL 8TH 2019, APRIL 15TH 2019, APRIL 22ND 2019, APRIL 29TH 2019, MAY 6TH 2019, MAY 13TH 2019, MAY 20TH 2019, JUNE 3RD 2019, JUNE 10TH 2019, JUNE 17TH 2019, JUNE 24TH 2019, JULY 8TH 2019, JULY 15TH 2019, JULY 22/2019, JULY 29TH 2019, AUGUST 5TH 2019, AUGUST 12TH 2019, AUGUST 19TH 2019, AUGUST 26TH 2019, SEPTEMBER 2ND 2019, SEPTEMBER 9TH 2019, SEPTEMBER 16TH 2019, SEPTEMBER 23RD 2019, SEPTEMBER 30TH 2019