17 week polish hen??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ksilber, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. ksilber

    ksilber In the Brooder

    Mar 21, 2014
    Brush Prairie, WA
    I have thought that this bird was a hen since it was 8 weeks old, but since the last molt, am starting to have doubts. It doesn't have a crazy hairdo like my obvious male of the same age/coloration, but it doesn't have the refined do of my female polish... Can you help?

    Ignore the obvious male in front... Just provided for comparison...
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    I agree with you that the crest is cockerel-ish. However, since the feathers are not those of a cockerel, I'm going with pullet for now. I could very well be wrong, though; you should know in a few weeks.
  3. Basskids08

    Basskids08 Chick Logging

    It's a pullet. My boy and girl look just like yours! You can see your male in the front and your female in the back! Great comparison pics for others who are wondering what theirs are! :)

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