Speckled Sussex, female chicks Feb 3Order now and we'll notify you when your feed order is available for pick up.
Speckled Sussex, female chicks
Hatch Date: 1/31
Arrival Date: 2/3
Pre-order online and pick-up in our Downtown Mesa Farm Shop. Pre-order chicks must be picked up with 2 days of arrival.
Speckled Sussex is a dual purpose medium size bird in the large class. They are an inquisitive, friendly bird that loves to go broody, so no incubator needed. They're good for both meat and eggs laying 4 to 5 large eggs each week.
This breed originated in England near AD 43, making them one of the oldest known breeds. The oldest and most common coloring is the speckled breed that has dark brown or mahogany colored feathers, and some black and blue feathers with white ends making the speckles show throughout their plumage.
APPROX. 240 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR
EGG COLOR: CREAM
MATURE WT: MALE 9 LBS. FEMALE 7 LBS.