The Java, a premiere homesteading fowl, is considered the second oldest breed of chicken developed in America. Its ancestors were reputed to have come from the Far East, possibly from the isle of Java. Javas come in three varieties: Black, Mottled and White, though all Javas have yellow skin and lay brown eggs. The Java has a rectangular shape, much like the Rhode Island Red, but with a long, sloping back line. They have a full, well-rounded breast. The Plymouth Rock and Jersey Giant breeds owe much to the Java, as the Java was used in the creation of both of these breeds, which later replaced it.
This will be our first offering of pastured poultry, and, are we excited!(more...)
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2015 CSA sign ups are underway! http://castlemainefarm.com/2014/11/24/now-taking-members-for-our-2015-veggie-csa/ Castlemaine Farm is located in the Snow Camp community of SW Alamance County, and 2015 will be our 12th growing season. In addition to offering CSA (more...)
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