Who’s my mommy? Naked neck cross

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Oops, I was so busy thinking about the comb I forgot about that. :oops:

Excellent point. The poof points to a crested parent, which pretty much has to be the Polish.
(Which still leaves me puzzling about the comb. But with a Polish parent, it should be a V comb--maybe it goes weird when crossed with something.)
I know! The comb is throwing me off too! The only other crested hen is my sapphire olive egger but she has yellow legs and a single comb with orange eyes. And her puff is really small.
 

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Also, I know it’s really early but while we’re here, is this chick looking more like a cockerel or pullet? It’s much smaller than it’s brother who is a sexlinked cockerel. His comb is already huge and he’s already trying to crow 👀. Not to mention Rocky has absolutely no tail feathers while mystery as you can see has tail feathers.
 

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Also, I know it’s really early but while we’re here, is this chick looking more like a cockerel or pullet? It’s much smaller than it’s brother who is a sexlinked cockerel. His comb is already huge and he’s already trying to crow 👀. Not to mention Rocky has absolutely no tail feathers while mystery as you can see has tail feathers.
I am not seeing any red in the comb or the wattles. (I usually notice it in the wattles even before the comb.)

Smaller than the other chick--that could be a gender thing, or just because the Polish presumed-mother is smaller than the Barred Rock mother.

So maybe a pullet, but I wouldn't bet either way yet.
 

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I am not seeing any red in the comb or the wattles. (I usually notice it in the wattles even before the comb.)

Smaller than the other chick--that could be a gender thing, or just because the Polish presumed-mother is smaller than the Barred Rock mother.

So maybe a pullet, but I wouldn't bet either way yet.
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This is Rocky just for comparison. It might very well be because Beatrice is mom because I’m pretty sure I snagged her from the bantam bin....
But like...Rocky is so obvious XD.
 

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