Speckled Sussex

Chicken - Speckled Sussex

Breed: Standard Breed

Size: Medium; 5-6 lbs

Purpose: Dual

Egg Color: Brown (sometimes pinkish)

Productivity: Good; 4 per week

Broody: Yes

Confinement: Tolerates well

Personality: Fun, Active, Curious and Friendly

Fun Facts: The speckled coloring is by far the most popular variety in the United States. In fact, additional varieties are rarely seen. Their feathering gains more speckles after each molt, so the Sussex gets more and more unique as it ages.