Light Sussex Hybrid Chicken

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Other common names: Sussex Star Chicken; Sussex Nova Chicken

The basics:
The Light Sussex Hybrid is a selectively bred Sussex Chicken. They are very similar, almost identical to the Light Sussex. The only difference is that they were bred more for egg production, and Light Sussex Hybrid hens are slightly smaller than the Light Sussex hens.

Light Sussex Hybrids are available under a number of different names, based on the supplier / seller.

Types: Largefowl
Varieties (Single Comb): Light Columbian
Uses: Eggs, Meat
Weight: 5.5 - 8 lb
Personality: The Light Sussex Hybrid is very easy to care for, and has a calm and friendly manner that makes it ideal for the backyard enthusiast.
Broody: Rarely
Preferred climate: Any
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Excellent (5/week)
Egg color: Brown
Egg size: Extra Large

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