Polish identity crisis

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by liebe, Jun 28, 2011.

  1. liebe

    liebe Out Of The Brooder

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    So I bought 4 polish, 3 pullets from person A and a cockrel from person B. All are 14-16 weeks old. So the cockrel is very ovious, as he has red waddles, and 2 pullets are for sure. But there is one pullet who I am unsure if may be a male.
    It is the middle one. The head feathers look like the cockrel and not like the 2 pullets. But there is no red skin apearing that I can tell.
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    So what do you think?

    Sorry about the one pullet mooning the camera! She always does.
     
    Last edited: Jun 28, 2011
  2. jarvis

    jarvis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not sure .. i still dont know what my two silvers are lol .. but your polish are beautiful [​IMG]
     
  3. missred871

    missred871 Eggxhausted Momma

    May 5, 2010
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    Quote:Well the one in the back is definately a rooster and judging by the photo here I would say the middle one is a pullet... seems she would have more of a rooster characteristic by now if she were one... [​IMG]

    ETA: also her feathering pattern is that of a pullet and not a cockeral. So I think you are safe!
     
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  4. liebe

    liebe Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, the head feathers threw me off. I guess only time will tell for sure, but I'm glad someone else thinks it may be female. I only need one roo.

    and thanks for the compliment. I just love the colour.
     
  5. stcroixusvi

    stcroixusvi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I love the color, too and wonder if you might post some more pictures of them? I have a golden that I am wondering the gender. He/She is 7 weeks, and it's still very hard to tell. He/She ACTS like a rooster, in fact, runs the coop.
     
  6. liebe

    liebe Out Of The Brooder

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    I will grab some more photos this morning and more individualized ones. Hope it helps you identify yours stcroixusvi
     
  7. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

    Mar 29, 2010
    The reason you don't see wattles in that bird it because it is bearded.
     
  8. liebe

    liebe Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Hmm, I assumed the waddles would come out from under the beard. so, I guess I will have to check a little harder, I will post more pics in a bit and then ask again. Thanks
     
  9. Hegatha

    Hegatha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im 100% sure those two are both roos. I cant tell on the other since I cant see the head but you have two roos.
     
  10. HappyChickenMom

    HappyChickenMom Out Of The Brooder

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    I'd say roo....pointed saddle feathers and willy nilly crest. Females crests are more pom pom ish.
     

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