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Is this a polish cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Shelly Chip, Nov 16, 2013.

  1. Shelly Chip

    Shelly Chip In the Brooder

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    Hi,

    This chick must be between 2 - 3 months now. Is this a boy?[​IMG]

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  2. Tara K

    Tara K Chirping

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    I am by no means an expert but would say hen.. Only because my neighbor has a polish hen with larger waddles/comb than this one..
     
  3. Tara K

    Tara K Chirping

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    Adorable too!;)
     
  4. The dark red waddles are suspicious.
     
  5. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Any way you can get a photo from the side? Polish are generally easier to tell sex from their saddle and crest feathers. The red waddles make me suspicious, but the crest feathers are quite round. Beautiful bird though!
     
  6. LeviS

    LeviS Songster

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    My guess is cockerel from these picture, with those red wattles. Their crest takes a bit longer to get the spikes.
     
  7. Shelly Chip

    Shelly Chip In the Brooder

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    I will take a pic from the side and post it. Thanks for your opinions.

    Shelly
     

  8. Shelly Chip

    Shelly Chip In the Brooder

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    I have been told he is a cockerel. He is just almost 3 months old.
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    The crest and body shape are hen-like, but with those red wattles, I'm going to say cockerel.
     
  10. Brandi Leigh

    Brandi Leigh Songster

    I'm thinking a cockerel.
     

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