Sexing my polish crested

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by VictoriaSteder, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. VictoriaSteder

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  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    How old is your polish? From the crest you look to have a female there. Do you have a pic of the tail please? A side profile shot?
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Age would help us be sure, but I'm thinking pullet.
     
  4. VictoriaSteder

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    [​IMG]This one is around 8 weeks old. I noticed it was trying to almost crow this morning so it made me very curious!

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  6. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    8 weeks is a tad early to tell for sure but I'm still thinking pullet because of the crest but the wattles at that age are making me think cockerel. But white crested black polish hens have quite pronounced wattles, are they very red?
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    thinking pullet
     
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    [​IMG]I finally figured out how to post the video!
     
  10. Yorkshire Coop

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    I'm afraid to say with the bright red, pronounced wattles and that squeaky crow at 8 weeks that you have a cockerel there.
     

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