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sexing polish chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bahamh, Apr 27, 2016.

  1. bahamh

    bahamh Out Of The Brooder

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    We just got our first set of polish chicks and 1 didn't quite look like the other, so we googled and now I'm even more worried. I know its hard to tell but any help would be great! Tia
     
  2. Firekin1

    Firekin1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have a photo? If they're bearded looking for tiny red waddles is difficult, but cockerels you'll see their comb develop quicker than the pullets...to me they look like little pointy feelers poking out. Simetimes their crest is a giveaway as well because the cockerels will have a wild doo but its not always accurate.
     
  3. bahamh

    bahamh Out Of The Brooder

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    They are just a few days old, so no wattles. I read that the shape of the crest is a give away, but I'm not sure if this is just how they start out or not. Its the smaller one who's crest I am worried about.
     
    Last edited: Apr 28, 2016
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    Way to young to sex.
     
  5. bahamh

    bahamh Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. I should have just waited for pullets but I was too impatient!
     
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    The wait is always the most treacherous part. Try and enjoy them while they are still young.
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Much too young, and crests will not look like one sex or the other at this very young age.
     

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