cute polish: Is she splash?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Blue in a shoe, Oct 12, 2014.

  1. Blue in a shoe

    Blue in a shoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is mainly white with dark feathers here and there. The brown stuff on her wings and crest is dirt ... I think. She was yellow as a chick. I think she might be buff laced but i'm not sure. Sorry, this is my best picture of her. I'll get a better one soon.
     
  2. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its a polish
     
  3. Blue in a shoe

    Blue in a shoe Chillin' With My Peeps

    I know that. What kind is what I'm asking
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    If it has some black in it, it is probably a Splash. However, it is hard to be sure without a clearer photo.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm not completely sure on the color. Splash is certainly possible. I haven't had any experience raising Polish myself, so don't know exactly what the different colors look like as they age.
     
  6. Blue in a shoe

    Blue in a shoe Chillin' With My Peeps

    she is about 2 month old. She is mainly white with a nice, ball shaped crest. She has dark gray feathers here and there. I will get a clearer picture.
     
  7. Celizwalsh

    Celizwalsh Chillin' With My Peeps

    A clearer picture would definitely help in the color identification process. I don't have any experience with polish chickens but I did raise two splash ameraucanas this summer and I would assume color expresses itself the same regardless of breed. I bought them from a breeder after seeing and falling in love with his splash colored birds. Mine started out mostly yellow with a faint grey hue as chicks and then were mostly white as they started to get feathers. They didn't really start to get dark speckles until after their first set of feathers fell out and their real adult feathers started to come in.

    here are some pictures of their color progress ... hopefully they will help you id your bird's color.

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    here they are as chicks ... you can see they are kind of a grayish yellow

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    you can see in these pictures that they were mostly white when their feathers first started coming in ... I got kinda worried at this point that I had gotten some duds in the color department lol

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    This is a picture taken after their first set of feathers had molted and their real adult feathers were coming in ... more color but still not tons.

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    These are pictures I took of them this week (they are now about 5-6 months) and they finally have the bright spots of color. My rooster Burberry (in the right picture) still doesn't have all his big boy feathers yet so I'm sure he will be even more splashed as he ages.

    Your little guy is cute! you will have to keep us updated with his/her progress [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2014
  8. Blue in a shoe

    Blue in a shoe Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think she is splash. I looked at how developed the chicks are and blue is almost 2 months old. I assume that at that age the splash feathers weren't shown off.
     
  9. Celizwalsh

    Celizwalsh Chillin' With My Peeps

    yes I think my birds were about two months old in the second pair of pictures and you can see that they were mostly white at that time.
     

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