Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cactus-hen, Dec 13, 2009.

  1. cactus-hen

    cactus-hen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2008
    Is there a link that will tell me what all those letters mean? I can get RIR, BO, BR, and a few of the others, but... GLW, SLW, etc.
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

  3. High Roost Ranch

    High Roost Ranch The Chicken Whisperer

    GLW=Gold Laced Wyandotte
    SLW=Silver Laced Wyandotte

    Can't help you with a specific site but those two I know.
  4. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here is the ones that I have collected over the months

    Common Abbreviations

    DE = Diatomacious Earth
    DH=Dear (most times) Husband
    DW=Dear Wife
    DD=Dear Daughter, Dear Dad
    DS=Dear Son
    DM=Dear Mother, Dear Mom
    DF=Dear Father
    DF=Dear Fiance
    DSD=Dear Step Daughter
    DSS=Dear Step Son
    DSM=Dear Step Mother
    DSF=Dear Step Father
    BIL=Brother in Law
    SIL=Sister in Law
    MIL=Mother in Law
    FIL=Father in Law
    DC=Dear Children
    SO=Significant Other
    DE=Diatomaceous Earth
    BOSS=Black Oil Sunflower Seed
    GF=Girl Friend
    BF=Boy Friend
    POL=Point Of Lay
    SQ=Show Quality
    NSQ=Non Show Quality
    PQ=Pet Quality
    CBOF=Cantankerous Bag Of Feathers
    JBG = Jersey Black Giant
    SLW=Silver Laced Wyandotte
    BLRW=Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
    CM=Cuckoo Marans
    GPH=Gold Penciled Hamburg
    OEGB=Old English game bantam,
    OEG=Old English game (usually standards).
    SLW=Silver laced Wyandotte.
    RIR=Rhode Island Red,
    WCP=White crested polish.
    BTB=Black tailed buff (usually Japanese bantams)
    BTW=Black tailed white (usually Japanese bantams)
    BR=Barred rock.
    BO=buff Orrington
    EE=Easter eggers (Ameraucana Crosses)
    BLRW=Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
    BBR=Black Breasted Red
    GDW=Golden Duck Wing
    SDW=Silver Duck Wing
    BA OR LORP = Black Australorp
    SCOVY=Muscovy duck
    BCM=Black Copper Marans
    FWIW=For What ItÂ’s Worth
    LF=Large Fowl
    BF=Bantam Fowl
    BR=Bourbon Red
    GLS=Gold Sex Link
    BSL=Black Sex Link
    RSL=Red Sex Link
    WTB=Wanted To Buy
    JG=Jersey Giant
    LB=Light Brahma
    DB=Dark Brahma
    BB=Buff Brahma
  5. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens

    Whatever, I think that it's presumptuous and inconsiderate of any poster to post using acronyms, especially chicken breeds. Do they think more than 5% of the membership knows as many as 25% of what's on the list. S-p-e-l-l i-t o-u-t for Pete's sake.
    Last edited: Dec 13, 2009
  6. dovecanyon

    dovecanyon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 15, 2009
    Niland, CA
    Quote:Thank You! I have been too embarassed to ask...
  7. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

  8. CESOrtega

    CESOrtega Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2009
    Since we are confessing our confusion, what is BOSS? I've seen that a few times and I am just stymied. [​IMG]
  9. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:Black oil sunflower seeds

    Imp-likes the challenge of decoding BYCish

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