Black crested white polish-I'm afraid Phyllis Diller might be a Phill

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jtovar, Oct 17, 2013.

  1. Jtovar

    Jtovar New Egg

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    Hey there I have a 8 week old wcbp chick who has NO signs of comb or waddle red or otherwise but my cousin said could be a rooster? When does a roo start looking like one?[​IMG]
     
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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    looks like pullet for the moment
     
  3. Jtovar

    Jtovar New Egg

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    Woohoo thank you, I'm hoping its a pullet :)
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet, as the crest is round, and the comb/wattles aren't developed. A rooster will develop rooster-type feathers by 12-14 weeks of age, and a redder comb earlier than that.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd say pullet. A rooster's crest would look a lot different.
     
  6. Coop Deville

    Coop Deville Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet. The face would be noticeably redder by now, and it's have apparent wattles.
     
  7. Jtovar

    Jtovar New Egg

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    Thank you! I'm hoping pullet but my cousin said the shape of the beak indicates rooster but there is absolutely no red anywhere
     
  8. Mickey Lou 04

    Mickey Lou 04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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