Polish Top Hats

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by scotth, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. scotth

    scotth New Egg

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    Hey all! I recently bought (at auction) 2 Polish Top Hat Roosters. Beautiful birds...but I was wondering, since they don't really tell you what breed your bidding on (just whether its a roo or a hen), are Top Hats a breed?...Or a type? And how do I tell what breed of top hat I have?
     
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    If they are the birds in your avatar, you have a white crested black and a white crested blue cockerel.
     
  3. scotth

    scotth New Egg

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    Those are them! But that's not a breed is it? (white crested black/white crested blue). I guess what I'm asking is are they a breed (such as Sussex or Japanese or Delaware, etc.) ...or are they just known as top hats?
     
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  4. dickhorstman

    dickhorstman Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    The Breed is Polish. The variety[color] is White Crested Black. Hence White Crested Black Polish. Plymouth Rock is the breed, Barred,White,Silver Penciled etc is the variety. Barred Plymouth Rock,White Plymouth Rock etc.
     
  5. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Let me add "Top Hats" doesn't enter into it at all.
     

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