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Polish Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LMC, Nov 2, 2010.

  1. LMC

    LMC In the Brooder

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    Hi all!

    I love this site, been a lurker for a while. I have what I thought to be a Polish hen, but now I'm not sure. I have 2 Golden Laced Polish chickens, they look identical. Pumpkin acts like a hen, Acorn behaves much more like a roo. She/He is territorial, will run the cats and the dog right out of the run, but she does not crow. Acorn is definitely the leader of my little flock (there are 4 chickens total). I would have pegged her as a roo without question but since she looks so much like Pumpkin I don't know. My little chickens are almost 4 months old.
    Any help you can give is awesome! I'm definitely hoping that she is a hen though! Thanks in advance!

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  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    I see girls. [​IMG]

    Roosters by now would have a very definite "rooster" looking tail, and their crest and beard would be much bigger and showier. Also, she's got that sweet Polish look in her face. . . I just love that in laced Polish hens.
     
  3. Mywifesidea

    Mywifesidea In the Brooder

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    I'm leaning towards hens, too!
     
  4. LMC

    LMC In the Brooder

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    Thank you, Thank you! If she was a roo she would have had to go to my dad's and join a much bigger flock!
     
  5. Zoomom

    Zoomom Certified Cackleberry Consumer

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    I think it's a hen as well. The feathers are rounded over the tail and on the neck. The head poof is ball-shaped, rather than a slicked back Elvis impersonator.
     
  6. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I just had to say that i LOVE that last picture... Hilarious!! [​IMG]
     

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