Polish Sex

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JFreeman, Jan 12, 2014.

  1. JFreeman

    JFreeman Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a 7 month old Golden Laced Polish that I thought was a cockerel. The thing is, I have never heard him crow. I also just bought two new Polish hens, a Buff Laced and a Black. The Buff Laced has the same size bushy top hat, and the Black has bigger wattles. Do you think Labelle the Golden Polish could be a hen? I mean, shouldn't I have heard a crow by now, or do Polish Cockerels take a while to crow? I've never seen my other cockerel mount Labelle, and he doesn't really try to roost very high (but it's not like he can see much more than his own feet).


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    The new Black and Buff Laced hens
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    The golden laced Polish is a pullet.
     
  3. JFreeman

    JFreeman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Praise Heaven! What do you look at that indicates Pullet? I am obviously not very good at it. :)
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Shape of her crest, lack of spikey streamers in her crest, no pointy hackle - saddle - or tail coverlets - I see nothing that indicates cockerel if she is indeed 7 months old.
     
  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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  6. JFreeman

    JFreeman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Holey Moley! I have been fooled. [​IMG] YAY! This makes me happy.

    [​IMG] Thank you so much.
     
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    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both Polish are pullets.
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  10. TiaRC

    TiaRC Chillin' With My Peeps

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