9 week old Golden Laced Polish Pullet/Cockerel ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by comptonsgonecountry, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. comptonsgonecountry

    comptonsgonecountry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is my 9 week old golden laced polish that I keep going back on forth with his/her gender. Her top hat says pullet to me but she/he is starting to get green tinted tail feathers in. Also, I do not see any wattles or comb yet.

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    Here is a picture of his/her tail feathers. Sorry it's blurry.

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    Last edited: Jun 17, 2011
  2. Zaxby's2

    Zaxby's2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking pullet. [​IMG]
     
  3. Zoomom

    Zoomom Certified Cackleberry Consumer

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    Your Polish may be bearded, which means no wattles. The comb is usually small in a Polish. Take a look at various bearded and non-beared Polish to see what I mean about the wattles. I had one Polish roo with wattles and one Polish roo without.

    The shape of the poof looks more boy - slicked back and Elvis....girls tend to have a ball shaped poofy head.
     
  4. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hard to tell from the photos but I think girl. Crest is pretty poofy and body type doesn't look very rooish.

    Green tint does not automatically mean that the bird is male. [​IMG] All black feathers should carry a green (sometimes purple) sheen to them.

    Here's a pic of my GL when she was about 6 weeks.

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    At about 9 weeks:

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    Hopefully pictures will help you make a better judgement on your end.
     
  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    roo, tail says it all, pretty [​IMG]
     

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