help in sexing polish chicks 12 weeks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by liz allen, Jul 4, 2011.

  1. liz allen

    liz allen In the Brooder

    Jul 4, 2011
    hi recently hatched my first batch of eggs got 3 black orpingtons and two polish.
    The Orpingtons were easy to sex from about 3 weeks 2 cockerels 1 hen.
    The polish chicks are proving more difficult. Chick number 1 Madonna, is a Chamois frizzle and chick number 2 Michael, is a Gold laced frizzle.
    I have read that their hair dos are supposed to be spikey if cocks and rounded if hens but as they are frizzle it's hard to tell. Madonna has just started to go pink around the wattle area , will try to post pics(may need help) to see what you all think.
    Heres hoping hens as i really love them and want to be able to keep them both.

  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Boy! Those "Do's" are adorable! [​IMG]

    However I don't know what the genders are and you would be better off posting these pics in the "What breed or Gender is this".

    They sure are cute! [​IMG]
  3. llaaadyel

    llaaadyel Songster

    Sep 12, 2010
    Lower NY
    I have reglar polish chicks so I am not expert it the frizzle mix, but they both look like hens to me.
  4. liz allen

    liz allen In the Brooder

    Jul 4, 2011
    thanks i have re posted in 'what breed and gender' hopefully are both hens as will be easier to keep [​IMG]

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