I WANT THIS CHICKEN! "Welsummer" . They lay dark chocolate brown eggs with speckles on them. Beautiful coloring, in my opinion. The author of that website said that the Welsummers were the friendliest breed they had on the farm.
Join Ann J White, founder of the Creating Calm Network and guest, Dale Skaggs of Lyndale Farms - an organic farm in Door County, Wisconsin and the man who is responsible for Ann's accidental chicken farming. The Chicken Show is dedicated to sustainability and raising healthy, happy, urban, backyard and pet chickens. Join Ann and her guests each week http://ChickenShow.CreatingCalmNetwork.com @CreatingCalm She looks a lot like my Blue Orpington, Emily. Just a lot fluffier!
The Sussex is a dual-purpose, heritage chicken breed. Hens are excellent producers of large, cream-colored or light-brown eggs that they lay through the coldest winter months. In addition, they are meaty chickens that fatten easily, and their tender, succulent flesh is second to none.