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Abbreviations for chicken breeds?

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

  1. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing 10 Years

    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 10 Years

    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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