Hoover's Hatchery

Our minimum shipping quantity for chicks is 15. There is a minimum of 5 per sex and breed. We reserve the right to change order minimums as needed.


  • The Sussex is an ancient English breed that hails from Sussex, Surrey, and Kent counties and for centuries was a favorite market bird. They were first imported the U.S. in the early 1900s. They are a white-skinned, dual-purpose breed that lays brown eggs and has an easy-going demeanor. The Coronation Sussex is a relatively new variety and is white with the feathers on the neck having a soft powder blue stripe down the length of each feather. The tail feathers are this same soft blue color.

    Sold as straight run only.

    Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 240 Large Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Alert, Docile, Adaptable Mature Weight: 7-9 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Occasionally Comb Type: Single Comb
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Important: Our minimum chick quantity is 5 per breed and sex. We appreciate your understanding as the global pandemic brought an unprecedented situation in 2020; we want to do everything we can to best serve you in 2021. We reserve the right to change order minimums as needed.
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