can anyone tell the diff from a polish hen to a rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nicokl502, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. dweber858

    dweber858 New Egg

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    how can you tell?
     
  2. Tricoglossus

    Tricoglossus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Curved sickle feathers in the tail (compare them to your hens - the hens have shorter, straight, blunt/rounded feathers in the tail) and he's getting long pointed saddle and hackle feathers.
     
  3. dweber858

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    true thanks
     
  4. countrymom28

    countrymom28 Out Of The Brooder

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    This has been very helpful!I bought 8 polish game mix chicken a few moths ago. i was told all were hens except one and he dosent have any tail feathers. I have 2 that grew very long curled tail feathers now im sure they are roosters ! im wondering why the one rooster (Rudy) has no tail feathers and they others do???? Im guessing because they mixed?
     
  5. aubreyjo

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    This is Amelia is she a she or a he???
     
  6. sammozzo

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    [​IMG] cock or hen 5 weeks old
     
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  9. Basskids08

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    That is a definite cockerel!
     
  10. Basskids08

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    Looking like a pullet
     

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