The Sussex Bantam originates in Britain in around 1920 and is a dwarfed version of the Sussex. It has a rectangular body shape, medium long tail feathers, broad, deep breast, red earlobes and a featherless face. The comb is medium sized and single and the eye is red. The Sussex Bantam has featherless yellow legs and 4 toes.
They have a placid nature and are adept at coping with bad weather. They are easily tamed and will do anything for a treat. They make superb pets for children as they are affectionate and rarely show aggression in any form. They are excellent layers and often continue producing eggs throughout the winter. The hens make excellent broodies and wonderful mothers.
Columbian, buff Columbian, red Columbian, grey, silver, red porcelain, white and Columbian blue marked.