7 week-old polish mix: could she be a GIRL??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by technodoll, May 11, 2010.

  1. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really thought this little one was a boy due to the slow feathering and weird top-hat... but now at 7 weeks of age I'm beginning to wonder.

    I've seen zero roo behavior so far, just a gentle, quiet, reserved little... girl?

    This sweetheart is 1/4 white leghorn, 3/4 polish.

    What do you think??

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  2. KristenR

    KristenR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am by no means an expert on Polish or Polish mixes - but I would vote for girl...

    she has a very interesting profile, doesn't she?
     
  3. KristenR

    KristenR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am by no means an expert on Polish or Polish mixes - but I would vote for girl...

    she has a very interesting profile, doesn't she?
     
  4. La_TomboyGirl

    La_TomboyGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awwwww. She reminds me of Birdette on It's a Big, Big World! I think it's a she. [​IMG]
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I'm guessing pullet, but I have an 18 week old polish mix that I still don't know the gender on... I keep waiting for a crow... or an egg!
     
  6. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone else want to venture a guess or opinion?

    Most of her head feathers are rounded but a few are wayward and look more pointy, although that could be just the angle of feather placement...

    No comb, non wattles, no large honkin' legs, no posturing or ruffling of neck feathers or chasing others around: very mild tempered...

    Because she has some white leghorn in her it's difficult to know which genes are giving what!

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  7. calicokat

    calicokat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I too would guess girl. Maybe the leghorn genes are holding her "rockstar wig" back from getting so big?
     
  8. Iluvmypeeps

    Iluvmypeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that she's a pullet. Congrats!

    White Leghorn/Polish mix? Wow, she's going to be gorgeous when she grows up.
     
  9. ChIck3n

    ChIck3n Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, pullet. Have fun with her! I had a little polsih mix a few years back, and she was quite social and friendly. Looks like you got the best of both worlds- a crest that does not cover the eyes!
     
  10. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh I'm so happy! A girl!

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    Now I just have to find her a name since I won't be calling her Gabriel anymore... hmmmm.
     

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