Golden Polish Bantam Pictures

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by eldorado, May 15, 2007.

  1. eldorado

    eldorado In the Brooder

    Apr 12, 2007
    Does anyone have any pictures of Golden Polish Bantams they would like to share?

    Any pictures or history of the breed is appreciated.


    Joe Salyer
  2. pipermark

    pipermark Songster

    Jan 26, 2007
    The above is a very good site and to the best of my knowlege does not contain pop-ups or spyware, so you can check it out.

    Class VII - Polish
    The Crested Dutch, or Polish, of early writers were imported from eastern Europe, and upon landing in England, these were called "Poland Fowls." On the Continent of Europe, the name "Padoue" is applied to crested breeds. Charles Darwin classifies all the races of fowl with top-knots as "Crested or Polish" but does not give any data regarding their origin.

    Polish is a long established race of domesticated poultry. It was mentioned as a pure breed as early as the sixteenth century. It is among the most ornamental and beautiful breeds of poultry, highly prized for exhibition and the production of white-shelled eggs. The most striking characteristic of the Polish fowl is the large protuberance or knob on top of the skull from which the crest of feathers grow and the large cavernous nostrils are found only in crested breeds.

    This is an ornamental fowl. It is a non-sitter. The egg shells are white.
    The above was taken from a very educational site.
  3. Chickensfan

    Chickensfan Songster

    Jun 26, 2016
    here is my darling little golden laced polish roo--Cookie.

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