i ordered a pair of Java's from a "PERSON", the female came fine but the male came with a crooked leg, I called back and the man was kinda giving me the run around and saying the bird is find and will be able to breed, and I said that my bird vet did not want me to take the chance and honestly recommends that the bird is no good, after telling the man what my vet said, he agreed to send me a new male, a 2010 model, so id still have to wait 2 years for him to breed.. I said that was fine, better than nothing... so the man and I agreed to wait til the 1st week of Jan to send the male back, I sent the male to him and the man said the bird arrived with a broken wing. He even sent me a pictue. he did not accuse me of it breaking on my side, but he said that he had to put the bird down or amputate that would cost 500 dollars and te bird would not be good to breed... My point is.. if the bird has crooked legs and a broken wing, why wouldnt you just put him down, why try to fix him.. I told him that I was not clear on what he was saying or getting at and that he needed to be specifficlly clear so that we do not have a misunderstanding. I do not want to jump to any conclusions, I asked him if he is backing out of the replacement and I assured him the bird left my ranch in perfect condition and that my brother and I carfully caught and put the male in the box... I remember being very carful with him because of his leg... he had to have broken it in transit... but i dont know what the man is getting at.. In the event he tryies to cheat me out of a bird... what do you recommend I do? P.S. I paid $700 for the pair shipped... so yes... they were expensive.