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Silver laced Polish

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by stcroixusvi, Jun 24, 2011.

  1. stcroixusvi

    stcroixusvi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought for sure Amy was really Amos, but now I am not so sure. How do you tell with a Silver laced Polish? We have a golden laced that looks just like her but different color, and he acts like a roo - HEAD of everything and everyone.

    Here is a recent photo with their heads down eating lettuce

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    And here is an earlier shot head on.

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    S/he has the heavy metal look while two other Polish chicks have a soft lightly feathered look.

    Here is Anna Elizabeth - I am pretty sure she is a pullet.
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    Thanks for the help.
     
  2. TeriyakiChicken

    TeriyakiChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that the spiky rockstar crest means roo and the soft rounded crest means pullet.
    Otherwise, there is no big red comb and wattles but I think polish take a while to develop [​IMG]
    Good Luck! [​IMG]
     
  3. Hegatha

    Hegatha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hard to tell from the photos some head on photos would be best.
     
  4. horseyjess

    horseyjess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree its hard to tell. If I had to guess I would guess Roo it looks like the feathers on his head are getting pointy...
     
  5. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Really hard to tell on the Silver Laced. I'm fairly certain the light one is a female though.

    How old are they?
     
  6. stcroixusvi

    stcroixusvi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a side view of Amy

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    Here is Rosie

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    And here is Ruthie, who I think is a bantam pullet

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  7. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think you have all girls.

    Here's my Silver Laced at about that stage. Despite my instincts, the chick turned out to be a pullet.

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  8. stcroixusvi

    stcroixusvi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh, I do hope you are right! I thought the splattered feather look was an indication of a roo. They are delightful and very friendly. They were the best compulsive purchase I have ever made!
     
  9. funkgirl27

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  10. stcroixusvi

    stcroixusvi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hahaha old thread - turns out Amy is a hen, Ruthie turned into Rudy, Anna Elizabeth is Andy, and Rosie is a hen. Sorry to say, Andy and Rudy now have new homes.
     

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