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When do polish roosters start growing waddles?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by journey's end, Nov 7, 2009.

  1. journey's end

    journey's end Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 white crested black polish and am wondering when they start growing their waddles. I "think" one is a hen and one a roo, based on top hat style. The other I don't know yet. They're 6 weeks old.
     
  2. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    Do you have bearded or non bearded?
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Bearded don't have them or else they are tiny...

    Check out the waddles on Shaka Zulu...my Blue... they are huge.

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  4. 19hhbelgian

    19hhbelgian Pigs DO Fly!!

    Apr 9, 2009
    New Tripoli PA
    6 weeks is still pretty young. I had gotten 3 splash polish. All 3 looked like pullets at the time. Then, a little while later, out popped roo feathers on 1, then the 2nd. When I sold them, I wasn't even sure about the 3rd! At that point they were about 2.5-3months old... Just wait a little while [​IMG]
     
  5. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    Quote:I agree. I had a Silver laced polish roo that had small waddles because he was bearded.
     
  6. journey's end

    journey's end Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're not bearded. I hope it is a pullet and cockerel.
     
  7. Kennyog

    Kennyog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do you like this guy? Blue Polish Rooster 7 months old.
     
  8. Kennyog

    Kennyog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's another nice Polish rooster.
     
  9. Kennyog

    Kennyog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One more Polish pic.
     
  10. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

    Oct 14, 2008
    Thomson, GA
    Very nice Kennyog!
    To the OP, if you post pictures for us we could tell you what gender we think they are.
     

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