Polish girl... I hope... but maybe not?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by geojane42, Jun 8, 2010.

  1. geojane42

    geojane42 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our polish girls are about 10 weeks old now. They're all supposed to be girls but the silver laced has me wondering. She is very people friendly, very bold/adventurous, and definitely the alpha of the pack. We introduced 3 new chicks, all of which were bigger than her today and she was terrorizing them all. She does seem to have more spikey tail feathers than the other two although she doesn't hold it high like you would expect if she were a he. Anyone want to chime in and place a bet?

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  2. StormyMoon

    StormyMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no idea what it is but it is absolutely beautiful........your so lucky [​IMG]
     
  3. UGAchick

    UGAchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW! What a pretty bird!! I know nothing about Polish, though, so no guesses at gender. Sorry!
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm going to go with pullet, but I don't have any Polish. Good gosh though, how can she see to peck others? I can't even find her eyes!
     
  5. Nystra

    Nystra Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm gonna go with its a girl! just because of the looks right now. Ever polish rooster I've seen. has longer tail feathers, and their "afro" as i like to call it, or crown? seems less poof and more pointy almost thinner and they all have had the red uhrm wats the word they call it... I'm drawing a blank I'm sorry but the red fleshy pouches almost on their necks yours just has fluffy feathers on the hens unless its a not bearded then they have small red pouches. and a bearded polish roo still has the small red comb above the eyes... Oh and if she starts crowing.. Well then its a boy [​IMG] since shes only ten weeks it could take a few more weeks to be sure... You can go to Google and just type it in in images and you can see the difference... Goodluck! I've got a feisty little Aracauna (EE) "pullet" myself I'm wondering about! I'm also waiting to see if she starts crowing on me! shes about 4weeks old though so I've got some time to wait!
     
  6. geojane42

    geojane42 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope you're right.... did have a look in google images and she does look more pullety than roostery at this point. She and our buff are both bearded. The golden is not. Here's a few more pics of them for your enjoyment... they really are super cool looking birds [​IMG]

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  7. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Looks girly to me. She has more poof than my hen.
     
  8. Nystra

    Nystra Out Of The Brooder

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    I got myself one Golden laced Polish pullet myself. however she is a week and a half old so I've got no comparison lol [​IMG] from looking at yours im super excited i found her purely by chance she was the last one left and i got her cause i liked the poof head when i went to pick up my brahma! I have no idea if shes bearded or not though! doesnt matter they are all beautiful birds!
     

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