Java Thread

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by usschicago1, Feb 3, 2010.

  1. TurkeyMountainChickens

    TurkeyMountainChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi!

    I thought I'd post some updated pics on my Java chicks with the Auburn gene. Right now, I have three cockerels and ten pullets growing out. They were selected form a group of chicks based on amount of color. I'll choose breeders from this group based on type when they get a bit older.

    The oldest cockerel:

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    A pullet:

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    Another pullet:

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  2. Scoop

    Scoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 16, 2009
    Central PA
    Gee. Reading this thread sure makes me sad for the sweet Java girl I lost this summer. She had babies this spring and died when they were about 8 weeks old. R.I.P dear Flash, I still miss you so much!... [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

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    Sorry, don't mean to be a downer. Javas are wonderful.
     
  3. hipeatall

    hipeatall Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2009
    Quote:So sorry to hear you lost your girl... I glad you have some of her chicks... that helps soften the loss I'm sure.
     
  4. bigzio

    bigzio Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep, I agree, how wonderful for you to still have her little ones. That does help somewhat I hope?
    ~ bigzio
     
  5. TurkeyMountainChickens

    TurkeyMountainChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Let me add my condolences, too. I'm getting attached to some of my new Javas, too. They are such sweet birds!
     
  6. bigzio

    bigzio Overrun With Chickens

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    Afternoon to All... I have 11 cockerals to choose from this Summer. I have two already picked out, I think. One is awesome in color, size, waddles and combs, I won't change my mind about him. The other one is also large but doesn't have the totally slate legs that's needed. I'm gonna wait with the 11 and maybe change my mind, about my 2nd choice. I really like to give them a fair chance. Some really develop slower than others. My flock is mostly nice sized birds though. The cockerals are crowing up a storm now for sure. They are 15 weeks.
    ~ bigzio
     
  7. TurkeyMountainChickens

    TurkeyMountainChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd love to see pics of your chosen birds!
     
  8. Scoop

    Scoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 16, 2009
    Central PA
    Quote:Me too! [​IMG]
     
  9. bigzio

    bigzio Overrun With Chickens

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    Afternoon All... OK as soon as I get some pics I will...Please be patient with me however. I'm in the middle of canning season...we save alot of food here for the whole extened family and with the culling I'm also busy with that. I will post as soon as I can though....I would like to have some nice pics to share as soon as possible.

    The more I work with this breed the more I like them. They are here to stay on the hill. It's no wonder they were the breed of choice at one time. I'm glad I have a flock to work with.

    ~ bigzio
     
  10. Soaring Chicks

    Soaring Chicks Soaring Hawks Farm

    Jan 3, 2010
    Henderson,NC
    Hello,
    I'm looking for auburn,mottled java eggs or chicks. Does anyone have any?
     

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