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Golden Laced Polish saddle feathers...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Carpe DiHen, Jul 2, 2010.

  1. Carpe DiHen

    Carpe DiHen Songster

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    Two of my 6 sexed chicks have turned out to be roos and now I am paranoid. [​IMG]

    This chick is 11 weeks old and has some pretty long saddle feathers. She has petite feet, no red to her face, has not crowed and is very shy. Do polish pullet normally have saddle feathers or is she looking rooish?

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    Last edited: Jul 2, 2010
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Cock-a-doodle-doo! [​IMG]
     
  3. bigchicken2

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  4. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco 8 Years

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    It sure looks like a roo to me.
     
  5. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Sure looks like a roo to me!
     
  6. Sorry, I think you were wronged again. [​IMG] That looks like a boy. The crest feathers are very 'streamerish' and the body as well as those saddle feathers all seem rooish. At that young age, disposition is not accurate yet and temperment can be almost identical in both males and females-when they aren't crowing, mounting, etc yet.

    Polish are slow to mature. Oddly enough though, there's no red in his face, so that kinda throws me off. Prepare for the worst anyway, and hope for the best.
     
  7. CalebtheChicken

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    Other than on campines (in which niether gender has saddles), roosters always have the saddles in the family.
     
  8. solarquail

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