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Polish Hens or Roosters?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by PaulaJean, Feb 4, 2015.

  1. PaulaJean

    PaulaJean In the Brooder

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    These are my first polish, so I'm not sure. At least one is crowing...but, every time I go out there he gets quiet. I think it's this one, but I'll post pics of the other two for your opinion also. This is Nikki Sixx. [​IMG]
     

  2. PaulaJean

    PaulaJean In the Brooder

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    This is Phyllis Diller
     
  3. PaulaJean

    PaulaJean In the Brooder

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    And, last but not least, this is JJ (Joan Jet)[​IMG]

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  4. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Crowing

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    I'm not a Polish expert by any means, but I think those last 2 pictured are both cockerels. Of the ones I've had, the cockerels get those messy, stringy looking crests. The pullets have a neater look with wider feathers.
    And I'm pretty sure I'm also seeing stringy saddle feathers on both of them.
     
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  5. PaulaJean

    PaulaJean In the Brooder

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    Do you think Phyllis is a hen? I suspected the other two were male....
     
  6. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Crowing

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    I do think Phyllis is a girl. I don't see and rooish saddle feathers and her crest is much neater than the other 2.
     
  7. PaulaJean

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    Thank you!
     

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