polish mix-hen or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by omelette'smom, Jan 5, 2009.

  1. omelette'smom

    omelette'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am hoping to end the doubt. the comb is big and floppy, the wattles look bigger than any hen pics i've seen online, the head feathering is not rounded like any hens i've seen online and the neck feathers look both rounded and pointy?! it really changed over the past month and it won't answer me when i ask:lol:! it was 3 months old at beginning of july so it's about 9 months. also tail feathering i think is female looking. is she just an odd mix or a late blooming roo? never seen in a nest box and never aggressive with females. been shadowing the rooster lately. taking lessons or is it his girlfriend? Thank you in advance. hope the pics come out good enough.
     
  2. reallemons1

    reallemons1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say she is a cute hen.
     
  3. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a cutie. I'm guessing girl.
     
  4. candypantsyarns

    candypantsyarns Out Of The Brooder

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    good looking hen
     
  5. omelette'smom

    omelette'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh goodie!! I sure hope you're right!! Thank you! I just caught to roo in the picture sitting on an egg! what a goof-the egg was cold so i don't know what he was thinking!! [​IMG]
     
  6. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    Definitely a hen. See how rounded the feathers are at the base of her tail, and around her neck?

    She's darling!
     
  7. davidb

    davidb Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. omelette'smom

    omelette'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THank you! case solved! [​IMG]
    now i will just wait it out for her first egg unless she has been descrete and not let me catch her. I have various breeds/colored eggs.
     
  9. TreeFever

    TreeFever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is SO cute!!
    I love her little mohawk, what a punker!!
    Totally a girl.
    Polish takes forever to lay. Mine just started squatting at 8 months!
     
  10. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
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    Hen.
     

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