white crested polish

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tsirkucp, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. tsirkucp

    tsirkucp Out Of The Brooder

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    mine are 6 weeks old. At what age will i be able to sex them and how would i as i have no experience with them. If i posted a pic or two would you be able to ID them?
    thanks
     
  2. chickenmaniac

    chickenmaniac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pictures are always better
     
  3. tsirkucp

    tsirkucp Out Of The Brooder

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    well i was hoping someone was able to ID them at 5-6 weeks before i did that
     
  4. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With my polish, they were pretty easy to sex before that age. The little pullets' crests started coming in sticking out to the sides, and the cockerels' crests looked kind of like a mohawk. They poked straight up, in a line down their head. The pullets' first crest feathers almost looked like Shrek's ears, poking up above their eyes.

    This isn't the best picture, but you can see the cockerel closest to the camera has just a line of crest feathers, and the pullet to his left has kind of two horns of feathers sticking up above her eyes. This has held true with all but one of my polish chicks so far.


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