Gender of polish

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by J99, Sep 18, 2019.

  1. J99

    J99 Songster

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    i have 14 younger polish sold to me as pullets but these guys are now 12 weeks old and I’m not sure and I have no idea how to tell on polish
     

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Great Horny Toads

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    All pictures show pullets.
     
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  3. J99

    J99 Songster

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    Ok awesome can you tell me how you know? I’m so clueless with polish
     
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    oldhenlikesdogs Great Horny Toads

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    There are no combs or wattles. At their age you'd be seeing some red showing.
     
  5. J99

    J99 Songster

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    Ok well that’s like other breeds then, I had heard they were different and you had to tell by their hair lol
    Ok thank you
     
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    oldhenlikesdogs Great Horny Toads

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    The roosters will usually have a more spikey crest.

    The white crested have a more rounded crest than the laced varieties so if someone compares one to the other they may think they are different sexes just by crests. So it isn't always so.

    Same with bearded and non-bearded, the non-bearded will get wattles and the bearded don't get them.

    So yes, generally just looking for those little combs and their color works best for sexing them in my experiences.
     
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  7. SurferchickinSB

    SurferchickinSB Crowing

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    They all look like pullets. The males usually have hairdos that make them look like heavy metal rock stars from the 1980s, long and spiky!
     
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