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8 week old polish chicks. Starting to get teenie wattles!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nurseemi, Oct 14, 2015.

  1. nurseemi

    nurseemi Out Of The Brooder

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    Please tell me they're not both cockerels :(
    This is sunshine berry (named by our daughter - we laugh and call him sunshine Barry lol) he's always been bigger and had thicker legs [​IMG]
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    This is snowflake
    I initially thought this was a girl because s/he was always smaller and more timid. Both have a nice round pouf on their heads though so I'm stumped!
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    This one is kinda showing the size difference
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    Any advice would be very much appreciated
     
  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    So far they both look like pullets to me.
     
  3. nurseemi

    nurseemi Out Of The Brooder

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    Gosh I hope you're right! It's just, last week they had no pink around their beaks at all, this week it's pink and starting to get little dangly wattles.
     
  4. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree, pullets.
     
  5. nurseemi

    nurseemi Out Of The Brooder

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    I heard that polish pullets only start getting pink wattles and combs at around 16 weeks :( that's why I was worried! Because they're going pink already
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think they are pullets too. Maybe "Yorkshire Coop," will see this and respond. She breeds polish and knows a lot about them.
     
  7. nurseemi

    nurseemi Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for your reply! That would be great if she could respond! I just worry about those pink areas around their beaks and the small wattles
     

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