Gold Laced Polish-- What Gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BongeDundee, Mar 29, 2017.

  1. BongeDundee

    BongeDundee In the Brooder

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    Hi All,
    I'm raising a small little batch of chicks-- a Speckled Sussex, Polish, and RIR-- I would like to know the gender of my Polish, as his/her character is questionable. Often the Polish would stand tall and high, something the other chicks did not do. He/she is VERY friendly and loves attention. I find the Polish to be the leader of the little chick group.

    Regardless, at two weeks-- which I know is a bit early-- her feathers are coming in nicely, and are an obvious tell on his/her gender. Can anyone help me identify it? I'm a newbie with crested birds, only having one prior to this.

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    This is a good view of the bird's crest.

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    Wings and tail.

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    Tail comparison-- Polish and RIR

    Any and all help is appreciated!
     

  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    Way too young yet. It's best to wait until polish are 2-3 months of age.
     
  3. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Crowing

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    X2. :)
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Agree polish are more difficult to sex than the average breeds. One clue is the males will have rock start wild crests with streamers. Females have more rounded "bouffant" style " like the ladies wore in '60's
     

  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Too young to sex.
     
  6. chx3to10

    chx3to10 Chirping

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    Do you have any pictures of them when they were in their first week?
     

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