Boy or girl!? Help!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by occhickenlady, Jul 12, 2016.

  1. occhickenlady

    occhickenlady New Egg

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    New at chicks, I usually get full grown hens, but couldn't resist getting a polish! Not supposed to have chickens, let alone a rooster! Can anyone help me figure out if this is a hen or roo?! [​IMG]
     
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  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Be Happy! Read more. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!

    How old is your chick?
    Do you know what breed it is?
     
  3. occhickenlady

    occhickenlady New Egg

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    Thank you!! Polish crested and I'd say about 4 weeks now. Picked it up at the feed store. Unfortunately, they're sold as straight run. You get what you get.
     
  4. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Be Happy! Read more. Premium Member

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    I am not an expert, but I am going to make a guess here (based on what everyone has been telling me)
    that it may be still too young to tell!

    I'm am pretty sure an expert will chime in soon and give you a "real" answer, good luck!
     
  5. occhickenlady

    occhickenlady New Egg

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    Thank you so much for your help!
     
  6. KikisGirls

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    @Wishing4Wings Are you an expert in this breed too?
     
  7. tj74roberts

    tj74roberts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm guessing, purely on the shape of the crest, that this lil one is a cockerel. Again, I am no expert, but generally the pullets have a more rounded crest while the cockerels have a strange kind of punk rockerish type crest.
     
  8. occhickenlady

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    That's what I thought too! The crazy crest coming in. Just want to make sure he gets a good home.
     

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