Mottled Javas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by firefighter12, Nov 6, 2015.

  1. firefighter12

    firefighter12 Out Of The Brooder

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    I own 2 Mottled Javas. One hen and one rooster along with 3 cochins (two roosters one hen), 1 new hampshire (hen), and 2 black sex-links (hens). Both my Javas are in excellent condition but my hen isn't laying as good as I'd like her to be. I'm also trying to figure out how to start showing chickens. Please give me advice somebody. Thanks.
     
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't give any advice on showing birds, but I can tell you that some hens, regardless of health, are not good layers. One of my serama hens lays every two-three-four and even five days. Provide a good laying mash and oyster shell. Likely you will have to accept her for what she is or cull her.

    If this hen is young egg production might improve with age; and if she is several years old it would be normal for her to be laying less eggs.
     
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  3. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    NFC has given you very good links - hopefully you will have the information you seek. Very glad you joined us at Backyard chickens[​IMG]
     
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    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     
  7. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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