Silver Laced Polish Hen/Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cejunes, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. cejunes

    cejunes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked this pair up today. They were sold to me as a mating pair (so... it goes to assume that one is a hen and one is a rooster). I picked them up yesterday and I was told they were hatched in February so that would make them 6 months old. I've only noticed one problem - neither is crowing. By looking at them, I would assume the one with the black head is the hen and the more white head is a rooster... any input? (sorry for the lighting on pics - the blue tarp kind of throws the color off, but gotta give them some shade).

    #1 - Hen?

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    #2 - Roo?

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    The pair

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    Last edited: Aug 17, 2010
  2. gmendoza

    gmendoza Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are hen and roo.Sometimes roos dont crow..maybe when they get older..maybe. [​IMG]
     
  3. cejunes

    cejunes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd be completely happy with a rooster that doesn't crow! I'd probably have more of them if that were the case. [​IMG]
     
  4. slackwater

    slackwater Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with how you sexed them.
     
  5. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x2
     
  6. dieselgrl48

    dieselgrl48 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2010
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    Yep hen and roo.I raised polish over 5 years years.I have to say my polish roo's were about the loudest crower's in the barnyard.But the roo with the Spikey hair is a roo.He will crow trust me.
     
  7. Sweetpeaswan

    Sweetpeaswan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yea!!! spiked one is the roo, and look at those legs, cute pair..good luck:)
     
  8. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

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    pic 1 is a hen
    pic 2 is a roo
    u got yourself a beautiful pair [​IMG]
     
  9. calicokat

    calicokat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2009
    azalia, indiana
    Yep, you've sexed them right.

    In my experience - it's not the roo who will be the loud one, you need to be worried about when that hen starts chattering (ALL DAY LONG! [​IMG])
     
  10. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    Quote:hahaha your right, lol
     

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