White Crested Black Polish-possible to sex??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by IroquoisEgg, Jun 21, 2010.

  1. IroquoisEgg

    IroquoisEgg Songster

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    Hey there,

    I have 2, 5 day old WCBP chicks, is it possible to tell if they are roo or pullet yet?
     

  2. Megs

    Megs Songster

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    not until at least 6 weeks, roos get big wattles fairly quick.
     
  3. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    Hens have tighter feathering in their crests and roos look like they have a wild hairdo.
     
  4. jossanne

    jossanne Songster

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    My polish chicks were fairly easy to sex by crest development by 3 or 4 weeks old. The little pullets' crests developed poofy very early, while the little cockerels had more of a mohawk look to theirs before they got all spiky and punk rock.
     

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