Is Molly really Monty? - White Crested Polish **Update-- It's Monty!**

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mak, Jul 21, 2010.

  1. Mak

    Mak Chillin' With My Peeps

    742
    4
    131
    Dec 12, 2009
    Londonderry, NH
    White Crested Polish, 7 weeks old, no sign of crowing. But (s)he is bigger than the other WCP, and the wattles are definitely more pronounced and red, plus there are some irridescent feathers on the wings and back. Have I got a roo here?

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2010
  2. BC_Farms

    BC_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    264
    0
    119
    Jan 20, 2010
    Enfield & Chaplin CT
    Looking like a Roo to me.
     
  3. jennh

    jennh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2007
    Lititz
    I vote roo, judging by the tail feathers.

    IMHO,
    Jen
     
  4. joyous

    joyous Chillin' With My Peeps

    495
    1
    123
    Oct 3, 2009
    Davenport, Iowa
    I vote roo too, my polish hen has a much neater crest, like she has jut been to the hairdresser!
     
  5. askjcm2005

    askjcm2005 Chillin' With My Peeps

    174
    11
    131
    Jul 9, 2010
    San Diego
    Based on the comments ive gotten on my polish id say its a roo.
     
  6. aussieheelr

    aussieheelr Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's a Monty all the way.
     
  7. Mak

    Mak Chillin' With My Peeps

    742
    4
    131
    Dec 12, 2009
    Londonderry, NH
    Quote:Yeah, that was one of the things that got me thinking rooster. The other WCP has a much neater (relatively speaking!) crest, and I've heard the roos are "messier" looking.

    Guess we wait and see if and when (s)he crows! Or lays an egg. Either way, we'll know for sure.
     
  8. High Roost Ranch

    High Roost Ranch The Chicken Whisperer

    With out a doubt Molly is going to have issues if you don't rename him Monty. The females have a very round pom pom crest, the roos kind of a wild, willow tree dropping crest.
     
  9. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    21,917
    73
    418
    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Rooster
     
  10. askjcm2005

    askjcm2005 Chillin' With My Peeps

    174
    11
    131
    Jul 9, 2010
    San Diego
    Are you going to keep it if it is a boy? Too bad you arent closer, if you were going to get rid of him I would totally take him!!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by