Chicken - Java

Breed: Standard Breed - Mottled

Size: Heavy; 7-8 lbs

Purpose: Dual

Egg Color: White

Productivity: Good; 4 per week

Broody: Yes

Confinement: Tolerates Well

Personality: Calm, Quiet and Hardy

Fun Facts: The Java is the second oldest breed to be developed in America. This breed is considered Critically Endangered. Garfield Farm in Illinois has been working hard since 1990 to save this breed. Chicago's Museum of Science even hatched Java chicks, as part of their exhibit on genetics, to help Garfield's Java numbers grow faster!