Polish - what gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Dotty, Apr 23, 2008.

  1. Dotty

    Dotty In the Brooder

    Apr 23, 2008
    Can you tell the gender of a Polish based on the color and size of it's combs & wattles? Mine are 7 weeks old in these pictures, and a couple of them are looking suspicious. [​IMG] What do you think, do we have roos or pullets?

    Chick #1

    Chick #2 [​IMG]

    Chick #3
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2008
  2. looks like chick 1 and 2 are roos and the 3rd one is a pullet
  3. verthandi

    verthandi Songster

    May 18, 2007
    Picture 2 isn't showing up for me, but 1 looks roo and 3 hen.
  4. Dotty

    Dotty In the Brooder

    Apr 23, 2008
    I fixed #2, I think. Thanks for the replies!
  5. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Songster

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
    I agree with everyone else... 1 and 3 are roos 2 is a pullet
  6. cluckychick

    cluckychick Songster

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    Crest in a cock will be umbrella-shaped while in a hen it is puffed. I have two polish and by 9 weeks of age I could definetly tell the difference in the two by the shape of their crest. If I had to guess I would say #1&2 are roos and #3 is a hen but I think it's alittle early to be for sure.[​IMG]
  7. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    I'd say 3 roos, but give it more time.
  8. starfroggie

    starfroggie Songster

    Mar 5, 2008
    Walla Walla
    If they are all the same age I would guess the second one is a pullet.

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