EE x Polish 11 Weeks - what gender are they?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by argyle, Jul 14, 2010.

  1. argyle

    argyle Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 great chickens, but I still don't know if they are hens or roos. Would they be crowing by now if they were roos? Can you tell gender by these photos?

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    Thanks!
     
  2. High Roost Ranch

    High Roost Ranch The Chicken Whisperer

    I'm going to say cockerels on both of them. On both, I see pointed hackle feathers. Red in the comb/face at this early age. The hint of sickle feathers on the darker bird. So that's my story and I'm sticking to it. [​IMG]
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    My thought was roo also.

    I have a BWA X BBLP and he looks like these guys.
     
  4. argyle

    argyle Out Of The Brooder

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    I had hoped for hens since we can't keep roosters in town. Thanks for the reply, though. I am new to chicken keeping and I don't know how to ID roos. Your information is helpful.
     
  5. argyle

    argyle Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the information. It is very helpful! [​IMG]
     
  6. argyle

    argyle Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the information. It is very helpful! [​IMG]
     
  7. argyle

    argyle Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the information. It is very helpful! [​IMG]
     
  8. chickenbuddy0

    chickenbuddy0 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    both hens.........wait and see......
     
  9. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking pullets. That's a lot poofier crest that my polish mixes have had, and mine have all been males. Here's my EExpolish cockerel to compare, about the same age.

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