Polish - Boy or Girl - Please?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ThreeBoysChicks, Sep 9, 2008.

  1. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    Check out this Polish - It is a breeder accident that I got for free. I thought it was a girl, but noticed today that it looks like spurs are growing (1/4 inch long). Taking another look, the saddle feathers do look like a roo. What do you think? He lives with my Silkie and Cochin Bantams. They all get along. Even if it is a roo, I think I will keep as long as it gets along.

  2. chiknlady

    chiknlady Songster

    May 12, 2008
    SE PA
    Looks like a he--with wattles and a spiky do! Nice crest though
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    It's a roo and a great breeding accident... he's beautiful.
  4. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
  5. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    Thanks everyone.

    Even though he is a Roo, he is staying as long as he continues to get along with his house mates. He is in the eye candy pen anyway. Silkies, Cochin Bantams and him.

    I have the Barn flock, Ameracauna, Geese, Ducks, Guineas

    Then there is the laying house: 14 Standard Hens - 1 White Leghorn, 1 Brown Leghorn, 2 Wheaten Ameracauna, 2 RIR, 2 Black Jersey Giants, 2 Feather Legged Cuckoo Maran, 2 Golden Star Pullets, 1 Blue Laced Red Wyandotte, 1 Blue Jersey Giant. Plus 7 mutts.
  6. Vcomb

    Vcomb Songster

    Aug 19, 2008
    South Dakota
    My Coop
    a roo, his color reminds me of some b.c. whites i've seen.
  7. verthandi

    verthandi Songster

    May 18, 2007
    No doubt on his gender....check out that long curling tail feather and the saddle feathers. He's a handsome bugger!
  8. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    You got a roo., and a cutie he is [​IMG]
  9. Southerngirl

    Southerngirl Songster

    Mar 25, 2008
    Central Arkansas
  10. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    Now I guess I need to get him a Polish Lady?

    Edited because of a Typo.
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2008

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