Are these ingrown feathers...or is my polish hen actually a rooster??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by snapkrackelpop19, Feb 22, 2012.

  1. snapkrackelpop19

    snapkrackelpop19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First please excuse the messy hairdo she had just finished eating some yogurt which ended up all over her head. But thats where I noticed these two little horn things at first I thought maybe ingrown feathers? But after looking up some pictures it kind of looks like it's the rooster comb...but she has no other rooster features. Shes about 7-8months old never crowed and doesn't have the long tail like the rooster. Anyway just trying to figure out what these things on her head are...and if I should be worried! Thanks :)
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    this is a picture of her at about 5ish months
     
  2. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Overrun With Chickens

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    its a comb... not sure on the sex thou
     
  3. snapkrackelpop19

    snapkrackelpop19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm I didn't even realize that the girls had combs! I'm pretty sure she's a hen...
     

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