Hatching Polish Xs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by koakritters, Apr 30, 2011.

  1. koakritters

    koakritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My polish crosses are hatching!!! Got 2 pips on day 20 right now. My question is, do they automatically get their poofy heads, or is it more 50/50 that they'll get them depending on whether they take after their mom or their dad? mom's a white crested black polish and dad's a brahmaXGLW.
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Depends on the quality of the Polish parent. Some have pretty small or poor crests which may or may not pass on, some have decent to great crests and/or vaulted skulls that aid in the chances. In most cases you should get small crests, practically tufts of feathering coming out the top, but I have indeed gotten some normal looking offspring from lesser crested Polish.
     
  3. koakritters

    koakritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i don't know if she's considered a decent crest or not...? I just know she can barely see sometime, lol! this is her.

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  4. taprock

    taprock Chillin' With My Peeps

    This is how most of our x's have turned out. They all have small crests not really polish looking at all.
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  5. windzbreezy

    windzbreezy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    any new photos?
     

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