Coronation Sussex Description

Coronation Sussex are very rare. They are a new breed for us to stock and are very similar to the Light Sussex however where the Light Sussex has black neck hackles, wing tips and tail tip, the Coronation Sussex has a pale grey in those areas. We are fortunate to have these in our breeding flock with two magnificent cockerels. Grayson and son of grayson. We havent thought of a name for him yet. Sussex chickens come in various colours such as Light, Speckled, Red, White, and Coronation.

Son of Grayson Coronation Sussex
Coronation Sussex son of Grayson

Coronation Sussex Breed Temperament

She is a typical Sussex chicken temperament. A Coronation Sussex is confident but also not a lover of being cuddly. They are not usually the sort of chicken that dominates a flock. A Sussex mixes well with other chickens and are good layers.

Sussex Breed Size

This breed is classified as a large fowl – light. Sussex chickens in general have a rather matronly build. They tend to look rather stocky compared with something like a Leghorn for instance.

Eggs

Eggs are a biscuit colour or pale tinted and are produced in good numbers. Approximately 4-5 eggs per week in their first laying year. They come into lay at around the 25 week mark. The egg size is medium to large

Cost

These are £7 from un-sexed day-olds rising to £30

Availability

We will be hatching some of these in April 2020 onwards.

Sources for Further Information

For more information about the chickens we sell please look at our chickens for sale page. If you have burning questions about how to look after chickens and have been stumped by the confusing contradictions online join us on one of our courses.