White Crested Blue Polish - Gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Coop Deville, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. Coop Deville

    Coop Deville Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Without saying which gender the pictured Polish chicken was sold to me as - - Is it a hen or a roo?

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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    rooster so far
     
  3. gapeach717

    gapeach717 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No idea but since I have the same kind but only 3 weeks old, but such a beauty!!!!
     
  4. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Depends on the age. I have a polish pullet that has a slicked back crest and wattles that size, but she is 7 months old. [​IMG]
     
  5. leadwolf1

    leadwolf1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a little rooster to me.
     
  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    depends on age right now it looks like a pullet/hen no saddle or hackle feathers.
     
  7. Coop Deville

    Coop Deville Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes... I should have mentioned the age. Seven weeks old.

    She/he was sold as one of a pair of blue polish "hens" (from the same hatch). Sadly, his/her friend died two days ago of an uncertain ailment. The friend had paler waddles and a very spherical crest. This guy/girl, however, has a more spiky crest, redder waddles, and struts like a roo. No crowing yet.

    I guess time will tell for sure. Thanks for all of the responses!
     
  8. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    If it is only 7 weeks old that is DEFINITELY a roo. Wattles that red would not be apparent until just before lay.

    Good thing for you that he is not bearded. That would take longer to tell.
     
  9. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Example: [​IMG] Here is my girl @ 5 months old or so. That would be 20 weeks or around there.
     
  10. Coop Deville

    Coop Deville Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was afraid of that. Thank you!
     

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