Polish - what gender?

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

  1. Dotty

    Dotty Out Of The Brooder

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    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
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    Chick #2 [​IMG]

    Chick #3
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    Last edited: Apr 24, 2008
  2. never_ending_fermata

    never_ending_fermata Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like chick 1 and 2 are roos and the 3rd one is a pullet
     
  3. verthandi

    verthandi Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    Dotty Out Of The Brooder

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

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    starfroggie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are all the same age I would guess the second one is a pullet.
     

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