Hen or roo?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Anna Campione, May 26, 2017.

  1. Anna Campione

    Anna Campione Just Hatched

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    IMG_1027.JPG IMG_1044.JPG IMG_1049.JPG Hi there! I'm a newbie and received a freebie "exotic" from my hatchery order. He/she is about 7 weeks old and I would love to get knowledgeable opinions as to what I may have. Tia!
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You have a Polish chicken, at the moment it appears to be a "she." Polish & Silkie breeds are among the most difficult to sex early. However if her nice bouffant crest develops into wild streamers shooting off into every direction, she would be a cockerel.

    You can also post photos at "what breed or gender is this." for more opinions. :welcome
     
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  4. Anna Campione

    Anna Campione Just Hatched

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  5. N F C

    N F C Happy T-Day! Premium Member Project Manager

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    :welcome

    x2 on Drumstick Diva's reply. Nice photos, thanks for sharing!
     

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