Rare heritage Auburn Java Auction- 12+ Eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Hatching Eggs' started by lorad, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. lorad

    lorad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For sale are 12+ Auburn Java Eggs from my heritage flock. Javas are a hardy breed, they are the first ones out of the coop in the morning and the last ones in at night. My Auburn Javas were developed from the hard work of the Garfield Farm Museum and Mr. Tim Christakos at the Museum of Science and Industry.

    I plan to ship these out Monday April 23 , 2012, so the auction will end at 6AM 4/23/2012 CST.

    Shipping will be via USPS Priority Mail. Shipping charges will be $15.

    Payment thru Paypal ([email protected]) please by noon of day of auction close. Please make sure your shipping address is with your payment or email ([email protected]) it to me separately by NOON. Thanks!

    Please PM me or email me at [email protected] if you have any questions.

    * I also have Black Java and White Java eggs available now too! Email or PM me if interested. Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2012
  2. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

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    That roo is GORGEOUS! I didn't know they came in that variety, or is this a project?
    Just beautiful, vibrant color on him! Can you get some pictures of the girls outside in the sun too?
    Thanks.
     
  3. lorad

    lorad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Auburn color was "rediscovered" by selective breeding of Garfield Farm Museum birds by Tim Christakos at the Museum of Science and Industry. The resulting birds were dispersed to a farm here in IL, and I was lucky enough to get some eggs. The colors continue to develop- selecting for bright roos, and mainly darker hens with the tan spangling. Hens vary from black with tan bbreast spangling to tan with black spangles. I will try to add some more pics later today.
     
  4. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

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    That sounds great. Which is the preferred for the females? The Black Spangles or the Gold? I would think Gold would be the prettier since there are already other breeds with the opposite, but I would like to know what the standard is or was?
    Thanks.
    I am always on the lookout for some heritage breeds to consider here. I like to offer a good variety of colors of birds and eggs to my customers.
    I look forward to seeing more pictures, or you could send some that may be bigger format to my e-mail address on my profile.
    Thanks!
    Theri
     
  5. lorad

    lorad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is no color standards for the hens yet- I actually prefer the black with gold spangles myself. We will see how future generation of this variety develop:)
     
  6. fowlman01

    fowlman01 Overrun With Chickens

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    The American Poultry Assn has recognized the Java chicken (male and female) in black and Mottled since 1883. any color other than those two are hybrids and not recognized as an APA Standard breed.

    Walt
     

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