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Poultry Acronyms For Forums

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    List Of Poultry Acronyms

    After racking my brain trying to figure out what all the acronyms were here on the forum, I decided to make a page on my blog and add all the definitions I could find here in alphabetical order.

    Enjoy! [​IMG]

    ACV=Apple cider vinegar
    ANDY=Blue Andalusian
    APA=American Poultry Association
    APF=All Purpose Flour
    ASAP=As Soon As Possible
    BA OR LORP = Black Australorp
    BB=Buff Brahma
    BBB=Broad Breasted Bronze turkey
    BBL= Be Back later
    BBR=Black Breasted Red
    BBW=Broad Breasted White turkey
    BCM=Black Copper Marans
    BF=Bantam Fowl
    BF=Boy Friend
    BFN= Bye for Now
    BIL=Brother in Law
    BL= Bue laced
    BLRW=Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
    BO=Buff Orrington
    BOB=Best of Breed
    BOBCLLF=Best of Breed clean legged large fowl
    BOHICA=Bend Over Here It Comes Again (pertinant when dealing with government regulations etc....)
    BOSS=Black Oil Sunflower Seed
    BPR=Barred Plymouth Rock
    BQ=Breeder quality
    BR=Barred rock.
    BR=Bourbon Red
    BRB= Be right back
    BR-Barred rock.
    BSL=Black Sex Link
    BTB=Black tailed buff (usually Japanese bantams)
    BTW=Black tailed white (usually Japanese bantams)
    BTW=By the Way
    BTW-black tailed white (usually japanese bantams)
    BV=Best of Variety
    BYC=Backyard Chickens (the forum, not chickens in your backyard!)
    CBOF=Cantankerous Bag Of Feathers
    CF=Champion Featherleg
    CL=Clean Legged
    CM=Cuckoo Marans
    C-ya = See ya
    DB=Dark Brahma
    DC=Dear Children
    DD=Dear Daughter, Dear Dad
    DE=Diatomaceous Earth
    DF=Dear Father
    DF=Dear Father
    DF=Dear Fiance
    DH=Dear (most times) Husband
    DLM=Deep litter method
    DM=Dear Mother, Dear Mom
    DP=Dear partner
    DS=Dear Son
    DSD=Dear Step Daughter
    DSF=Dear Step Father
    DSM=Dear Step Mother
    DSS=Dear Step Son
    DUW=Dial up warning! Slow upload.
    DW=Dear Wife
    EE=Easter eggers (Ameraucana Crosses)
    ETA=Edited to add
    FIL=Father in Law
    FL=Feather Legged
    FS=For sale
    FWIW=For What It’s Worth
    FYI= For your information
    GCM=Golden Cuckoo Marans
    GDW=Golden Duck Wing
    GF=Girl Friend
    GF=Guinea Fowl
    GL=Gold laced
    GLC=Gold Laced Cochin
    GLS=Gold Sex Link
    GLW=Gold Laced Wyandotte
    GP=Gold penciled
    GPH=Gold Penciled Hamburg
    HRH= Her Royal Heiness (SP?)
    IMHO=In my honest opinion
    IMHO=In my humble opinion
    IMO-In my opinion
    JBG = Jersey Black Giant
    JG=Jersey Giant
    LB=Light Brahma
    LF=Large Fowl
    LFS=Local Feed Store
    LG=Little Giant
    LG-Little Giant Incubator
    LOL=Laugh Out Loud
    Methione=An amino acid (containing sulfur) required for feather growth. It's found in black oil sunflower seeds which also contain 30% protein.
    MIL=Mother in Law
    MPC=My Pet Chicken
    NHR=New Hampshire Red
    NN=Naked Neck or Turken
    NSQ=Non Show Quality
    OEG - Old English Gamebirds
    OEG=Old English game (usually standards).
    OEGB=Old English Game Bantam
    OEG-Old english game (ususally standards).
    OMG=Oh My God
    OP=Original poster
    OS=Older sister
    PC=Pea Chick
    PC=Pea Comb
    PEEP= The sound a chick first makes that let's you know you're going to be a mama! (Or papa!)
    PH=Pea Hen
    PITA=Pain In The Arse
    POL=Point Of Lay
    PQ=Pet Quality
    RB=Reserve Breed
    RC=Rose Comb
    RF=Reserve Featherleg
    RIR=Rhode Island Red,
    ROTFLMAO=Rolling on the floor Laughing My a** off
    ROTFLMBO: Rolling on the floor Laughing My butt off.
    RP=Royal Palm turkey
    RSL=Red Sex Link
    RV=Reserve Variety
    SC=Single Comb
    SCOVY=Muscovy duck
    SDW=Silver Duck Wing
    SIL=Sister in Law
    SL=Silver laced
    SLC=Silver Laced Cochin
    SLW=Silver Laced Wyandotte
    SO=Significant Other
    SP?=Spelling Right?
    SP=Silver penciled
    SPITZY=Appenzeller (Silver Spangled) Spitzhauben
    SQ=Show Quality
    SS=Speckled Sussex
    SSH=Silver Spangled Hamburg
    SSS=Shoot, Shovel, and Shut up! Predator category. Lol
    TSC=Tractor Supply Co
    TWITA=Thats What I'm Talking About
    TY=Thank You
    WB=Welcome Back
    WCBP=White Crested Black Polish
    WCP=White crested polish.
    WFBS=White Faced Black Spanish
    WL=White leghorn
    WTB=Wanted To Buy
    WTH= What the heck
    WWYD= What would you do

    I'll try to keep the list updated here.
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