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Polish: Cockerel or Pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickensXOXO, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. ChickensXOXO

    ChickensXOXO Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought 5 Polish chicks about 4 weeks ago at the feed store, and I'm guessing I got a bunch of boys because that's just how the cookie crumbles, right? Anyway, I thought I'd share two head shots to get some options, as these are my first Polish ever.

    Chick #1
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    Chick #2
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  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quite possibly cockerels but at that age honestly I'd look at feather shape and color too, especially around the wings and back.
     
  3. ChickensXOXO

    ChickensXOXO Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure if these will be any help, but I got these today as well.

    Chick #1
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    Chick #2
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  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    at the moment I'd say both pullets
     
  5. ChickensXOXO

    ChickensXOXO Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That would be amazing! But I won't hold my breath, and I'll post more pictures in a couple weeks.

    I should have bought more than 5, but I was hoping for at least 1 girl.
    If they're all boys, I really wasted my time because I won't be keeping a one.


    Oh, and ALL the wattles seem noticeably red, so I was thinking that could be a sign they're boys? Is that a factor at this age?
     
  6. ChickensXOXO

    ChickensXOXO Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're almost 6 weeks old now, and I'm really hoping this one is a girl.

    (Quick picture from my iPhone)
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  7. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i want to lean towards pullet but i havent sexed polish before so im iffy on that and i'm also waiting to see what my little one is and its younger than yours :D from what i can tell mines a silver laced bantam :) although i would prefer your 2 colors :D
     
  8. ChickensXOXO

    ChickensXOXO Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. I love the color on my "chick #2." It's my favorite from the batch, and it's the friendliest one, so I'm really hoping it is a girl. [​IMG]

    Here are all 5 of mine.
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