Rooster or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kathryn1877, Aug 13, 2016.

  1. Kathryn1877

    Kathryn1877 New Egg

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    2 month old white created black polish

    Ever since I got rid of my rooster she has been trying to crow although it doesn't sound very much like a rooster yet.... Could she be a rooster?
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I don't know polish but, it's possible. Young roos generally won't crow in the presence of an alpha roo. So now is the big chance to come out of hiding and be a cockerel..
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you get a closer pic of the saddle feather. Are you sure on the age? Only 8 weeks? Looks older to me.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    If ti's only 2 months, with that much wattles I say rooster.

    But I agree it looks older than that, and the head dress says female.
     
  5. PhoenixFan

    PhoenixFan Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree. Polish roosters have longer, more flowing crests. Hens have a fluffier muff, like hers.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  7. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    pullet,the legs are to small crest is got the female thing going on and no saddle feathers,but your 2 month old is not a 2 month old by the way her wattles look she about 4-5 month old and maybe older and her crest wouldn't be developed as well
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    cockerel crest (left) pullet crest (right)
     

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