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Speckled Sussex Chicks

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Num. Birds 1-24 25-49 50-99 100+
Price per Bird $3.69 $3.59 $3.39 $2.99
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Price: $3.69
Spring Sale: $3.51
Breed Specific Minimum: 5

Availability: Hatching and Shipping in April/May

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Chicken Gender*:
Straight Run (Day-Old Random Gender)
Females (Day-Old Pullets) [Add $0.60]
Males (Day-Old Cockerels) [Subtract -$0.40]

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Speckled Sussex Chicken

Speckled Sussex Chickens are an old English breed developed over a hundred years in Sussex County, England. The Speckled Sussex is one of the best possible choices for a backyard chicken because of its beautiful coat of feathers, curious and mellow personalities, and excellent dual purpose utility.

The Sussex is a medium sized heavy breed of chicken with a long deep body that is excellent for fattening. It has pinkish white skin and will dress well for the table. The Speckled Sussex is a dependable layer of medium to large sized brown eggs. It is a heavy breed and not a good flyer so it is easily fenced and handles confinement well. This hardy breed will continue to lay strong throughout the colder months of the year.

The beautiful plumage of the Speckled Sussex is not only pleasing to the eye, but it helps to camouflage the bird from potential predators such as fox, coyotes, possums, and raccoons. They will molt every year and their coat will fill in with more speckled feathers than before, so that this beautiful bird gets even more colorful each year. The Speckled Sussex is a useful and beautiful addition to any backyard flock.
Product Facts

Speckled Sussex Chicken Info

  • Adult Weight - Male: about 9 pounds ; Female: 7 pounds
  • Color - Rich Mahogany colored feathers, many with white tips separated by thin black bars to create the speckled coloration
  • Purpose - Dual Purpose
  • Egg Production - Very Good
  • Egg Color - Medium to Large sized Light Brown Eggs
  • Country of Origin -England

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 15 Write a review.

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Healthy, Active Chicks. February 16, 2015
Reviewer: James Calhoun from La Vernia, TX United States  
Very pleasing to see the chicks arrive and so full of energy.  Now, at two weeks they are continuing to thrive, running around, flapping their wings and doing short flights in the brooder.  The only issue (and taken care of easily) was a two day case of sticky butt on all the Speckled Sussex chicks. Only losing one chick and it may have been a weak chick to begin with.  Overall, happy with this purchase.

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2 down February 9, 2015
Reviewer: dorie dupin from Apple Valley, CA United States  
These chicks seem a bit smaller than the other chick's in the shipment.   Lost 2.  Might ship separately from other chicks.  Seems like they were the results of being walked on.  E-fowl reimbursed me for what I turned in.   Overall quite satisfied with purchase.

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Speckled Sussex July 24, 2014
Reviewer: Susan Russell from Ascutney, VT United States  
Love the colors and all arrived hearty and healthy.  Shipping took longer than originally stated, but well worth the wait.

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Chickens June 18, 2014
Reviewer: Daniel Radford from Saint Amant, LA United States  
The chick's are beautiful little things. I have  lost a couple of them due to a long ride but they are healthy birds.

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Great Fowl June 18, 2014
Reviewer: Chris Harper from Louisville, KY United States  
Birds arrived healthy and happy . Fast shipping and excellent communications . Highly recommend .

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