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Polish chick coloring and gender questions

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wolfynn, Sep 10, 2016.

  1. wolfynn

    wolfynn New Egg

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    Hi guys! I am new to chickens and recently ordered 15 buff silkies and 5 polish chicks. Hoping someone can help with a few newbie questions!

    For one! I have one that's mostly solid white...[​IMG]

    But then another that's more...cream? They are five weeks old. Would you call the cream white or buff? And am I right in thinking the white is a lady and the buff is a roo? [​IMG]

    I also have these...I think the golden laced is a boy, as well as the silver laced...but the black with a white crest is a girl? [​IMG]


    Sorry for the terrible pics....but the ones I think are boys have more narrow mohawks and the girl a rounder poof.

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    I honestly hope I have it backwards as the golden laced is our favorite...my boyfriend who swears he hates birds has named him Phoenix and pets him when he thinks I am not looking ;)

    Thank you all for any forthcoming help!
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Two White, one White Crested Black, one Silver Laced, and a very poor colored Golden Laced. It's too young to tell the gender for sure, but the #1 and #3 are looking like pullets.
     
  3. wolfynn

    wolfynn New Egg

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    Oh gosh...I won't tell Phoenix about his coloring, I think hes beautiful ;)

    Tyvm for weighing in! I am glad my guesses werent too far off!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Bantam fan4life. Maybe Yorkshire Coop will see this, she raises Polish
     

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