1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

polish hen or rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by redhen, Sep 2, 2008.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    35,112
    118
    458
    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    hi..heres a picture of my mother holding my polish chicken "Ski"...at about 14 weeks old....can anyone tell if its a hen or rooster?...thanks, Wendy..
    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2008
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    35,112
    118
    458
    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    ???[​IMG]????
     
  3. FeatherFluff

    FeatherFluff Out Of The Brooder

    48
    0
    22
    Jan 14, 2008
    NC-VA border
    Looks like a lovely hen to me.
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    35,112
    118
    458
    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    yeah!!...i've been hoping she was a hen!!..shes my mothers favorite one...whenever she comes over she always goes to the coop to see her.....lol..(she who is not an animal fan at all!..)..i hope she is..thanks Wendy
     
  5. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

    Not good at polish but if I had to guess it would be hen. WHatever it is it is CUTE! I LOVE that color!
     
  6. verthandi

    verthandi Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 18, 2007
    Maine
    Looks like a nice little pullet to me.
     
  7. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    35,112
    118
    458
    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    lol..thanks....so 2 hen votes...[​IMG]..good!.....thanks guys...wendy

    edit..3 votes now..[​IMG]..i guess she stays!!..thanks
     
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2008
  8. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

    17,686
    493
    431
    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    14 week? HEN no eggs yet? Maybe in a few weeks
     
  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    35,112
    118
    458
    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    shes like 18weeks now...and no eggs from ANY- ONE!![​IMG]...lol....so...is ski a he than??...[​IMG].wendy
     
  10. erin0415

    erin0415 Chillin' With My Peeps

    270
    0
    139
    Apr 22, 2008
    North Texas
    Looks like a girl to me. Very smooth afro and rounded neck feathers. My boys' hair is very spikey and wild, my girls real smoothed back. Here are pics of my Silver polish rooster and golden polish hen for comparison.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by