Are these polish hens or roosters?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SovereignFarm, Jun 13, 2016.

  1. SovereignFarm

    SovereignFarm Out Of The Brooder

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  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Too early to tell yet I'm afraid.

    I'm not sure you have polish there as polish should not have feathered legs. Do they all have feathered legs? Can quite see in the pics on the back chicks.
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Having taken a closer look at your pics I see you have one non feathered leg which I believe is a polish. Your 2 that have feathered legs I believe look like sultans.
     
  4. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    x2. Looks like one buff laced(?) Polish and two white Sultans.
     
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    Yes I think buff laced too. The lacing should come in on the feathers as the bird ages :D
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I was wondering about the feathering on feet as well.
     
  7. SovereignFarm

    SovereignFarm Out Of The Brooder

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    I looked and sultan's looks to be correct on the white ones. I ordered assorted polish/crested I guess so 2 aren't polish. We got a beautiful pair of white crested blue polish too.
     

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