Abbreviations of Chicken Breeds

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Keens2050, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. Keens2050

    Keens2050 In the Brooder

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    2 BA, 2 SLW, 2 PR, 3 BO, 3 BL, 4 PR, 2WP...some people post stuff like this when referring to themselves or about their chickens. Some people (me) don't know what in tarnation it means. Is there a spot where the abbreviations are given for different breeds of chickens that I can use as reference? Thanks. [​IMG]
     
  2. Chickanmanfromarkansas

    Chickanmanfromarkansas Songster

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    Confuses me too, also. Another thing is things lik (IMO) what's that mean?
     
  3. TiaView

    TiaView Songster

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    IMO (in my opinion)
    IMHO (in my humble opinion)
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    The only breed abbreviation I agree with is RIR. I think just about everyone know that it means rhode Island red. Others are too confusing.
     
  5. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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  6. Chickanmanfromarkansas

    Chickanmanfromarkansas Songster

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    IMO (in my opinion)
    IMHO (in my humble opinion)

    Well Duh! Would never have thunk it.​
     
  7. Keens2050

    Keens2050 In the Brooder

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    Thanks GreenFamilyFarms for helping us out![​IMG]
     
  8. harley

    harley In the Brooder

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    I spent a while the other day trying to figure out OEG or something like that. I still dont know that that means, provided it right. Its almost like trying to learn a new language and at my age (69) thats almost impossible.
    I think this comes from so many texting and i dont do that either. I understand people wanting to cut things short while using text on their phone since i think that has something to do how much you are charged.
    Just my two cents worth.
     
  9. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:OEG = Old English Game
    OEGB = Old English Game Bantam
    OE = Old English

    Chris
     
  10. Keens2050

    Keens2050 In the Brooder

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    Yes, Harley - I agree. It would take, literally, 5 seconds to type "Silver laced wyandottes" instead of SLW. (that's what we have). Now, was that so hard? Ugh [​IMG]
     

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