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White Polish Gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rfulenwider, Oct 4, 2015.

  1. rfulenwider

    rfulenwider Out Of The Brooder

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    Hen or rooster?Im kinda leaning toward rooster...but I don't even know how to tell on a polish!

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  2. EggyTheHen

    EggyTheHen Out Of The Brooder

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    To me it looks like a hen... :p probobly wrong.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    could you get a better picture of the crest/comb?
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Is it the same bird in both pics, same age? Cause the first pic looks to have a more smooth, even top hat, usually a hen sign. But the second pic looks like a rooster, with the wild and crazy 'do. If both pics are the same bird, I'm saying male.
     
  5. PoultryQueen101

    PoultryQueen101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed
     
  6. rfulenwider

    rfulenwider Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes it is the same bird...pics taken a few weeks apart.
     
  7. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    How old is your polish? Could you get a pic of the bird stood up so you can see how the tail is? Looking at your second pic of the bird being held it does not look like it has a lot of wattles. I have a White pullet and she has a crazy crest that looks like it should belong to a Roo!!
     
  8. rfulenwider

    rfulenwider Out Of The Brooder

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    He got picked on by my hens and now has a huge bald spot in his crest so I'm not sure if a better pic would help or not :([​IMG] these aren't any better I'm afraid. [​IMG]
    I tried to cover his bald/raw spot so that they would stop picking at him [​IMG]
     
  9. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes he's a boy now I have seen your other pics. Wattles are much more visible with a side shot.

    Polish do get picked on even the boys, there fancy crests attract unwanted attention I'm afraid.
     
  10. rfulenwider

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    He(or she) is just over 3 months old.
     

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