Polish Top Hats

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

  1. scotth

    scotth Hatching

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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 Hatching

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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 Songster 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 Crowing

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

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