Looking for Polish chick sexing opinions

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Bizichick, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. Bizichick

    Bizichick Out Of The Brooder

    95
    0
    39
    Mar 22, 2012
    Washington State
    I have 2, 4 wk old polish chicks. I know that it is very hard to sex them until they either crow or lay an egg. They both look so different though that I am hoping I have one of each and someone out there can help me figure this out. I have them in a brooding box with 7 other chicks I hatched. I have been waiting to see which turn out to be roosters and which are hens. I can only keep the hens. Here is my question.....chick #1 which I believe to be the rooster has started getting a little aggressive with the other polish chick #2. I havent noticed it being too aggressive yet with the other chicks which are not polish. My concern is that I possibly have two roosters. Although they both look VERY different, I have heard of crazier things happening. Chick #1 is bigger than #2. It also has a taller crown, longer feathers (especially the tail feathers) and has always seemed much less shy then chick #2. It also has thicker legs than chick #2. I feel pretty confident about which is the rooster but I would really appreciate input from others. I really would like to get rid of him now that he is getting aggressive but only if I can get some other opinions just incase. Also, opinions on #2? Looking hen like or roo like?

    Any input would be VERY appreciated!

    Thanks! :)

    Pics 1-3 are Chick #1
    Pics 4-6 are Chick #2[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

    9,119
    302
    298
    Mar 2, 2011
    Knee Deep
    need to wait a few more weeks. you can tell their sex once their crest come in a bit.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by