what breed are these polish chickens??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tmpshrty96, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. tmpshrty96

    tmpshrty96 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. Sugar Sand Farm

    Sugar Sand Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2007
    North Florida
    looks to me that they are both hens. They are non-bearded so they will have a slight waddle on them
     
  3. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    Both roos. The pointed feathers mean that they are roos.
     
  4. tmpshrty96

    tmpshrty96 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh...were suppose to have 1 hen and 1 rooster but i thought we had two roosters
     
  5. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    All of them are roos, definately! Pointed head feathers on tips tells it all. And some of their tail feathers are pointed on the ends too.

    Sorry you got roosters.
     
  6. tmpshrty96

    tmpshrty96 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    dang
     
  7. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
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  8. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

    Oct 14, 2008
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    Agreed, easy to tell by just looking at the crests. Hens would be much more uniform and rounded.
     
  9. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I do however have 2 SL Polish hens with pointy head feathers I thought for the longest times would be roos- they both lay eggs. [​IMG] If they have saddle feathers by the tail- Roos
     
  10. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm pretty sure they're roos. I'm sorry you were deceived, but there is little question about it. Those crest feathers are very pointy and thin and strandy.

    Chickenzoo, I notice in most if not all SL Polish the hens always seem to have really pointy crest feathers. [​IMG] I lived with the thought in my head that my Olive Oil was a boy until she was 4 and a half months old and wasn't showing that signature roo feathering. Not sure why, but SL are the hardest ones to tell.
     

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