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Black and White Polish Cresteds - Roos or Pullets?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Epona142, Aug 10, 2008.

  1. Epona142

    Epona142 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two of these and I've always thought they were roos. At least until my big RIR roo chased one into a corner and violated it. [​IMG]

    I've gotten differing opinions on the subject, so I thought I'd post a few pics and see if someone can put the question at rest.

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    Thanks a ton. [​IMG]
     
  2. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    Roos. The hens have the rounder "ping pong ball" hairdo. [​IMG]
     
  3. Epona142

    Epona142 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now I feel even worse for the poor violated one! [​IMG]
     
  4. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
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    one of u polish looks lighter in the picture, the lighter color one might just be a female, check the legs if they both have the spurs then i feel bad for the viulated one, [​IMG]
     
  5. WisconsinChick

    WisconsinChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    yup, they're roos [​IMG] the hair dos give them away
     
  6. never_ending_fermata

    never_ending_fermata Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are mottled houdans. and they doo look like roos.
     
  7. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    They are houdan cockerels.
     
  8. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    they are beutiful:)
     
  9. WisconsinChick

    WisconsinChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    this is a crested hen. Note the 'round' crest.


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  10. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Just because a chicken is lighter in color does not make it a pullet and yes, sorry they both look like roos
     

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