Polish chickens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Must Be Losing It, Oct 10, 2008.

  1. Must Be Losing It

    Must Be Losing It Lost It

    Mar 3, 2008
    Uxbridge MA
    What age can you tell gender? I have three white polish chicks (well, they're really getting up in age - about 3 months) and have no clue on their gender. No wattles or combs yet but some funky hairdos. A little aggressive behaviour as well.

    When do they get their combs/wattles and tail feathers?

  2. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    Do you have pics?? You know I had to ask..LOL.
    You may be able to tell now depending on what the "do" is looking like. The boys will have a punk rocker kind of look to the feathers on their head, the girls will have a bonnet look.

    Here is a picture of my girl at about 3 months old


    This is a picture of my old buff laced polish roo, he was bearded so you couldn't see the wattles..

    Last edited: Oct 10, 2008
  3. wishin4chicken

    wishin4chicken Songster

    Jun 20, 2008
    Hayden Lake, Idaho
    Bec -- Your birds are beautiful but when I first looked at the second picture I thought, "Oh my gosh! Phyllis Diller!"

    Take a look...


  4. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    [​IMG] They must be related!! LOL .... Thank You for that good laugh!!!!!!

    He was a crazy little thing!! He was only here for about 4 days..he flew the coop...literally!
  5. Smartie_Pants

    Smartie_Pants Songster

    Oct 5, 2008
    Madisonville, KY
    LOL! The first one looks like its got a big white afro AND sunglasses. The way the black over its eyes goes straight back into the fro looks like sunglasses.
  6. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    You guys have me cracking up over here!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
    I will never look at that picture the same now!!!!
  7. jossanne

    jossanne Songster

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    Here's a pic of my pullet and cockerel silver-laced polish, around 12 or 13 weeks old. I also have a white polish, 13 weeks old tomorrow, and her comb is not spiky at all. She's very rounded, and her hairdo looks like the silver-laced pullet in this pic. Sorry, I don't have a recent pic of her.

  8. mmajw

    mmajw Songster

    Jan 31, 2008
    Do you have pics???
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2008
  9. Must Be Losing It

    Must Be Losing It Lost It

    Mar 3, 2008
    Uxbridge MA
    I will take some today. I'm thinking based on hairdo alone I might have one pullet and two roos.
  10. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    man i cant wait for my polish to hatch !!! hehehe [​IMG]

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: