WCB Polish and EE: boys or girls?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by billychickens, Nov 21, 2016.

  1. billychickens

    billychickens New Egg

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    I ordered 4 girls from My Pet Chicken. A Welsummer, WCB Polish, EE, and a Faverolle. The Welsummer turned out to be a rooster, and I know the Faverolle is a hen, but I'm concerned about the EE and Polish. They're looking like boys to me so far. They're 12 weeks old. What do you all think?
     
  2. billychickens

    billychickens New Egg

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    The EE is the reddish one in the middle in the picture above.
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    Our EE has iridescent green feathers that are long and curved in her tail.
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    His hairdo looks a bit boyish to me!
     
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  3. billychickens

    billychickens New Egg

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    Also, our known rooster, the Welsummer, has been fighting with our EE. S/he has a wound just behind the comb from it (which you can see in the first picture of her above).
     
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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Looks like you'll be looking at a refund....

    the Polish looks male to me. He's a bit young, but those wattles are way too much for a female of that age.

    The EE also looks male. A better picture of it, profile in good lighting, to see the color pattern better would confirm, but I'm pretty confident that's a cockerel. Sorry.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Both boys, sorry
     
  6. billychickens

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    Bummer! We can't keep just one hen through the winter (too lonely and cold!), so we'all have to decide which rooster to keep until we get more girls in the spring! Thanks for your input, folks!
     

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