Sussex Star -
AKA Light Sussex Commercial, utility sussex
The Sussex Star is generally a lovely gentle bird with a steady temperament. Quite easy to handle. They’re striking looks with the black neck and white body stand out beautifully on the grass. Bred over generations, they originate from the Rhode Island White and the Light Sussex.
Temperament – Laid back. Friendly. Inquisitive. Good layer. Hardy.
Eggs – They lay a large cream coloured egg and laying capacity is generally between 260 – 280 eggs in their first year of lay.