The auction is for 6+ of our beautiful Mottled Java eggs! We will include extras in case of breakage during shipping. We are offering 6+ of our beautiful Mottled Java eggs! These stunning birds are listed on the ALBC list as threatened. The Java is the second oldest breed of chicken created in the U.S. and once nearly extinct. It's glossy black body with white mottling is a beauty to behold on lush green grass! They lay brown (tan) eggs and are good duel purpose birds. The chicks are friendly and curious and very hardy. If you'd like to add some flashy color to your flock these are the birds for you! We have compiled our flock from different breeders around the country for gene diversity and quality. (The pictures are from various age groups ) While we strive to produce quality birds to the breed standards, as in all breeding programs, unwanted characteristics may show up from time to time. Be sure to check out our auction for 'Diseases of Poultry' book here on BYC a 1080 page medical book on disease and disease prevention in poultry https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=8114449#p8114449 AND The JUBILEE ORPINGTON Cockerel we are offering https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=8128902#p8128902 For other chicks that we offer or ordering Mottled Java chicks click on our website to the left. We ship chicks all winter long. Our eggs are very fertile and we have had an excellent hatch rate. However, due to the nature and handling of shipped eggs unfortunately we can not guarantee your hatch rate. We DO guarantee all eggs to be fresh and arrive in good condition and in a timely manor. We do everything on our end to try to help you have a successful hatch, the rest is up to the postal service......We ship priority mail individually bubble wrapped in a well padded box. We are NPIP certified in the state of Ohio. We do not ship to HI, VA of SD due to strict state regulations. Thanks for viewing and Good Luck! If you have any questions at all please don't hesitate to ask.