Golden Laced Polish...pictures please? It's NOT a roo!!!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Carpe DiHen, Jul 2, 2010.

  1. Carpe DiHen

    Carpe DiHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. josh44

    josh44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster is kinda in a molt, so his tail is not as full.
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    My hen is more or less in good condition.
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  3. Carpe DiHen

    Carpe DiHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chick at 11 weeks doesn't look like either of those...(hatchery chick). Would he/she have a red face by now or wattles? The saddle feathers are soo long on "her", but her face is so clean...
    I want to get replacement chicks asap if this is a roo and I have to re-home, so I am anxious to figure it out soon.

    Those are gorgeous birds BTW!

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  4. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    I had them in the past, I say "she" is a Roo. Rehome him and get another. [​IMG]

    BTW, excellent quality birds, Josh! It is so hard to find good SQ Golden Laced Polish.
     
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  5. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    See the nice rounded feathers on the second photo by josh44? The head feathers on his female are nicely rounded. Even on young birds, it's a tell-tale sign.
     
  6. josh44

    josh44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I would say hold on to it until it lays an egg or starts crowing [​IMG] somtimes they'll trick you. [​IMG]

    Thanks fattie, It is super hard to find any Gold or silver laced polish now a days. Took me about 3 yrs to get some of this quality. Most of todays breeders have golds that are too dark in the tails, half moon lacing, or have small crest & light Gold lacing.

    I can't believe some breeders passing off, the light golds as citrons. [​IMG] Come On ! Either it's silver or it's a gold ( NO IN BETWEENS) !

    So you can bet 100%, that I will be showing them left & right at all our poultry shows... [​IMG].

    BTW EXCELLENT SILKIES fattie!!!
     
  7. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    Thanks, Josh! [​IMG] I love my Cochins too, but they are certainly not SQ. I don't like to completely round "ball" look of the SQ Cochins. I prefer the PQ type on them, JMO, I think it's prettier. So I breed my Cochins for that type and for color. [​IMG]
     
  8. Southerngirl

    Southerngirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Buff polish roo :[​IMG]

    Buff polish hen:[​IMG]

    The roos are a darker golden , hens are lighter and have a rounded crests. The males have pointy flared out head crests like punk hair!
     
  9. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    Nice Roo! I used to have Buffs, Goldens & Silvers. Miss them. [​IMG] I had some really good ones.
     
  10. josh44

    josh44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes nice buff Roo [​IMG]

    I am working on hatching out a few buff laced myself.
    By Sept-Oct. I should have Silver, Gold,& Buff laced Polish. Maybe even Blue laced Gold.[​IMG]
     

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