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Female or male?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jroxgs, May 8, 2016.

  1. jroxgs

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    I purchased a straight run and am completely new to chickens. Can someone tell me type and sex? Please...thank you...
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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  3. jroxgs

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  4. Noodlez

    Noodlez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where did you buy said bird from? And approximately how old?

    Also, does it have a scissor beak? There's something strange about it's face.
    I don't know enough about polish chickens, admittedly.... with but it looks like it's a cross between a V and a straight comb.

    I'm going to guess bearded Polish cross...

    Do you have any more pictures? It may help.
     
  5. jroxgs

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  6. jroxgs

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    Yes the beak is deformed. ..has gotten along and grown very well 3 months old...she's sneaky too.
     
  7. Noodlez

    Noodlez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hm, 3 months old with no red in the comb yet makes me lean toward pullet but I can't see the tail or back.

    By 3 months old, should be able to tell by tail....if the tail is arched over with pointed feathers, it's a boy.
    If the tail is very straight and sticks straight up, it's a girl.

    It'll be an interesting looking bird regardless of gender!

    Second opinion anyone?



    That gives me some comfort--one of my month-old solid white EEs just developed scissor beak.

    Thanks for sharing!
     
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  8. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Chillin' With My Peeps

    It looks like a mix of a RSL with a polish:D
     
  9. jroxgs

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  10. jroxgs

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    Thank you for the help think it's a puller tail up and happy.
     

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