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#1 2016-09-24 00:53:27

Morden Sussex
Growing Member
From: South Wellington, B.C.
Registered: 2015-12-25
Posts: 60

Sussex cockerels: Buff or Red?

May be a bit early to make the call - eight weeks - but can anyone with more experience with Buff Sussex hazard a call?
http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq192/myrdsdin/DSC00884_zpswmdunjqm.jpg

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq192/myrdsdin/DSC00882_zpserwaqwep.jpg

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq192/myrdsdin/DSC00878_zpsrflnrh38.jpg

On the other side of the wall I do have these from an earlier hatch just coming into lay.
http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq192/myrdsdin/DSC00864_zpsyw5ow8cv.jpg
http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq192/myrdsdin/DSC00869_zpsfofmrb3g.jpg

Being the result of the quest for "pale wheaten" with black peppering in the back and wings

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq192/myrdsdin/DSC00865_zps4wdq0wvi.jpg
http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq192/myrdsdin/DSC00868_zpsoxpeaoeu.jpg

rather than the more typical
http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq192/myrdsdin/DSC00872_zpspswfzpng.jpg
which has led to a high percentage of Red hens in the mix.


A Brown Sussex preservation project on the road to (the sadly neglected) Morden Colliery Historic Provincial Park.

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