Java

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Wolf-Kim, Aug 3, 2008.

  1. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I plan on selling hatching eggs, but I had a predator come and eat almost all the babies, I hatched out this year. So for now, all eggs laid are going back into my bators to catch up on my lost generation.

    PM, me your location, I may have extra cockerels come Fall. If your close enough, maybe you would be interested. I have at least two right now, but they will be kept until I can decide whether I want to keep one of them for myself(depending on if they can outdo their father).

    They are a great breed, I really like them, and look forward to breeding them. My stock now(my first generation) is wonderful, they forage well, while sticking near to cover, they are beautiful, and the hens have definately NOT lost their sense to be mothers. I have good broody blood in my line. Which I think is a great thing, what good is a homesteading bird, if they won't hatch their own brood? I look forward to letting them hatch their own, but for now, I need them laying to make up for my predatory losses this year.

    -Kim
     
  2. sandspoultry

    sandspoultry Everybody loves a Turkey

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    Kim,
    If you like the breed why are you wanting to mix them with something else???
    The Javas are a very rare bird and need more breeders to keep them going.
    I would love to have some Javas but they are next to impossible to find.
    I am hoping that in the Spring I will be able to locate some for sale or
    for trading.
    Also where did you get your starter flock from? I was trying to remember
    but I am coming up with a big blank.
    Good luck and we have missed you on the group.
    Sharon
     

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