The golden polish are getting uglier by the minute..
warm this morning.
Gold Laced Polish Chicken
Polish Chickens are one of the most
highly praised ornamental chicken breeds primarily used for exhibition, though
they will produce up to 120 small white shelled eggs per year. The Polish
is actually thought to have originally come from the Netherlands rather than
Poland, but the name was given when the birds were first transported from Poland
and initially introduced in England. This old breed is thought to have been
domesticated in Eastern Europe since the early 16th Century.
purpose of the Polish Chicken today is for show, revered for the birds'
magnificent crest of feathers. This is caused by a large knob, or "protuberance"
that protruding from the top of the head.
Of all ornamental and fancy
breeds of chicken, the Polish is one of the most beautiful. It is bred in
many different varieties or color, some rarer and more exotic than others.
Because this bird has been typically used for show and it's fantastic features,
the animal rarely goes broody. Depending on the variety of Polish, the
bird can either be bearded or non-bearded, and the crest of the males differs
from the females. The crest of the male is a bit more erratic and umbrella
shaped, while the hens' crests are fluffy and full feathered.