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White Crested Splash Polish... Cockerel or pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SaCollins, May 22, 2016.

  1. SaCollins

    SaCollins Out Of The Brooder

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    I got this chick for my birthday, from a friend, as a sexed pullet...now im wondering if that is true...please help! Lol. Hatch date was 3/26, so chick is 8 weeks old.
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    At eight weeks it is looking like a rooster. A few more weeks you should know for sure.
     
  3. TheKindaFarmGal

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  4. SaCollins

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    Bummer! Are polish supposed to be slower to mature?

    I ask because this is my isbar cockerel, same age
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  5. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    I said it looks like a rooster, I didn't say it was, I don't recall the combs being that red at that age on mine, but I could be wrong. That's why I would wait a few more weeks. The topknot looks female. It is at that stage where it's harder to say, especially from pictures. Maybe someone who has a young one currently will chime in.
     
  6. SaCollins

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    Its totally a cockerel [​IMG]
     
  7. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    Sorry, did it crow?
     
  8. SaCollins

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    He developed comb, wattles, and streamers within a week or two...
     
  9. SaCollins

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    No...lol i was having trouble posting the pictures. Undoubtedly my husband likes these roos, so guess ill get a hen too.
     
  10. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    Mine ended up being trouble, he would just mate and run. He was pretty, but drove the hens nuts.
     

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