sexing polish by looks(only a few days old?)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TyrannosaurusChix, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. TyrannosaurusChix

    TyrannosaurusChix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ive been wanting some polish chickens for a while, but havent had a chance, the feed store near me has been waiting on some. today, i was told that they will be hatching this wed. and should be there friday! i think its a variety, i dont know... and they will be unsexed!


    Is there anything you can tell me that i can use when selecting the lovelies??


    Thanks!


    fwiw im pretty sure they are coming from ideal
     
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  2. TyrannosaurusChix

    TyrannosaurusChix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no one? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. oliviad51

    oliviad51 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hmmm...Im not sure. Only by a few days old it will be hard to tell. [​IMG]

    I know there is a way you can tell by looking at their 'vents' but its very hard. You may want to look it up online. If it was me, I would just look and see which ones look more aggressive and jumpy. I know thats not always the case, but its better then nothing. Good Luck.
     
  4. Sillystunt

    Sillystunt Master of the Silly

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    vent sexing has to be done at a day old. you'll have to wait until their fluffy tops come in
     
  5. dieselgrl48

    dieselgrl48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Day or few old polish are hard to sex I think.I had Polish 5 year's.Buyer's alway's was asking can tell sex?.NOOOOO sorry they basicaly all look the same for a while.I sold mine strictly as straight run.You can usualy tell pretty well at a few week's old over over a month the hen's crest will be round and soft and the males have Spikey Punk Rock head's.
     
  6. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Your best bet to to get a few and wait some months before you are able to identify the boys from the girls.
     
  7. TyrannosaurusChix

    TyrannosaurusChix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK, I figured it was worth a shot.. on others, ive heard about the double layered wing feathers indicating female, but didnt know if the polish were the same.


    .. i still cant wait to get them.. i will be devastated if they all turn out to be boys though.
     

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