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 Songster

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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

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

    Epona142 Songster

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

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

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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. yup, they're roos [​IMG] the hair dos give them away
     
  6. they are mottled houdans. and they doo look like roos.
     
  7. LilPeeps

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    They are houdan cockerels.
     
  8. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

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    they are beutiful:)
     
  9. this is a crested hen. Note the 'round' crest.


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  10. silkieluvr

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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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