Abbreviations for chicken breeds?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Lobzi, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    Hi, I am relatively new to being a chicken owner (one month). I have been reading and reading postings on the forum trying to learn as much as I can so I can be a good chicken owner.
    I see a lot of use of abbreviations for chicken breeds. Is there some listing of these common abbreviations that I can refer to for a resource and to learn what they stand for?
    Thanks for any guidance to learning this,
  2. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Songster

    May 3, 2007
    North Central MS
    If there is, I dont know about it.

    BLRW - Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
    SLW - Silver Laced Wyandotte
    GLW- Gold Laced Wyandotte
    NN- Naked Neck
    SG- Show Girl
    SQ- Stands for "Show Quality"
    EE- Easter Egger
    BO- Buff Orpington

    If you see one and dont know what it stands for, just ask!
  3. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    Thank you!
  4. debbyluvschickens

    debbyluvschickens Songster

    Apr 21, 2008
    eastern arkansas
    I had quite a time trying to figure them out as well, at least Im not alone.

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