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- n. A breed of poultry.
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April 6th, 2009 12: 50pm phil - those wot 'ad hens in the yard during the war knew that Light Sussex produced white - shelled eggs and Rhode Island Reds and Buff Orpingtons produced rust-coloured shells.
Hybrids tailor-made for egg or meat production quickly ousted the old pure breeds such as the Rhode Island Red White and Brown Leghorns, Light Sussex, and the various crosses among them.
Pure breeds Go for Light Sussex (white with ruff), Rhode Island Red,