polish sexes please

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by davecash, Sep 8, 2007.

  1. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my friend gave me a polish hen and roo suppousedly.. he was unsure of it however, is there a way of knowing if the 2 polish i have are hens or roos? their a good size..
     
  2. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is there a way that their head feathers are that you can tell?
     
  3. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The points on the males crest feathers will be sharp, the hens will be round
     
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  4. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well the one I suspect to be the hen's hair isnt round, but it isnt pointy either.. it looks like a buzz cut actually.. any idea?
     
  5. chickensinMT

    chickensinMT Out Of The Brooder

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    Could you post pictures of them? We could then try and guess what they are. Somebody is bound to know.
     
  6. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depends on how old they are. I can tell my Polish boys by the time they are 2-3 months old because their waddles and comb begin to grow. By 3 months they are trying to crow.
     
  7. ChickyGal

    ChickyGal Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,
    I have some and I can clearly tell the roosters from the hens, the roosters have the V shape comb, big waddles, and very pointy out of control feathery tops hats. The hens have smaller frames and mine have a very even and poofy top hats and no waddles at all. Mine are White Crested Black Polish and they are going on 7 months old now and laying already. Hope this helps some.
     
  8. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i shall post photos tomorrow.
     
  9. 2mnypets

    2mnypets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are 3 months old now and the roos have long narrow feathers on their crests where the pullets have more of a bushy rounded appearance to their crests. Here are some pics.

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  10. devora

    devora Chillin' With My Peeps

    2mnypets: Great pix. Beautiful birds. Is that a diaper?
     

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