Is my buff laced polish chicken male or female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jessica7, Jun 15, 2016.

  1. jessica7

    jessica7 New Egg

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    I was wondering if anyone knew the sex of my buff laced polish chicken. I ordered a female online, but now I'm starting to think he may be a male. I know it's still early to tell, but I'm not allowed to have roosters where I live because of the noise, so I need to find out asap if I need to re-home him.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi there :frow

    Lovely little polish you have there! How old?

    No reddening of the wattle area would say pullet to me but as you say it seems a little early to tell for sure yet. Polish are notoriously hard to sex and some can keep you guessing up to 6 months.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    same deal with silkies - sometimes not till they crow or lay. Cute little bugger hope it will be a girl for you.
     
  4. mbphotos09

    mbphotos09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your babies are adorable! Polish chickens are difficult to sex but I'm not seeing anything that screams cockerel yet. [​IMG]
     
  5. jessica7

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    Thank you for responding. My polish is about 5 weeks old. I really hope that she is a pullet because I have become quite attached to her and would hate to have to give her away.
     

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