Chicken breed abbreviations

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by joebwe25, Oct 12, 2007.

  1. joebwe25

    joebwe25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd like to have some just in case I don't know.
    I do know-
    OEGB - Old English game bird. right?
    RIR - Rhode Island Red
    EE - Easter Egger
    BR - Barred Rock
    BO - Buff Orpington
    GLW & SLW Gold And Silver laced Wyandotte
    That's all I can think of.
    Please give us some more!
     
  2. Windy Ridge

    Windy Ridge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SF - Salmon Faverolles
    SS - Speckled Sussex

    IddyBiddyPiddyPoo - Silkie

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  3. joebwe25

    joebwe25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is that about it?
    There must be more.
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Sure,
    BSL Black Sexlink
    RSL Red Sexlink
    GSL Gold Sexlink
    BLRW Blue Laced Red Wyandotte (did I get that backwards, LOL?)
     
  5. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just want to say THANK YOU for posting this topic. Being relatively new to birds, I see alot of abbreiviations & I am just like "Okay....glad THEY know what they are talking about [​IMG] " So, I will certainly subscribe to this one & keep tabs & learn [​IMG]
    I don't know if it's official, but I, personally, abb. Dominiques as Doms and White Rocks as WR (just like Barred Rock = BR.)
    Would New Hampshire Reds be NHR?
    Kristi
     
  6. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    WCBP=White crested black polish
    LBC=Little Brown Chicken
    BWD=Big White Duck
     
  7. Hi!

    NN = Naked Neck

    OEG = Old English Game
    OEGB = Old English Game Bantam

    MG = Modern Game
    MGB = Modern Game Bantam

    LOL @ LBC & BWD & IBPP [​IMG]

    I always try to take the time to 'write it out' once in a post before I start using abbreviations.
    Like, "One of my blue Naked Neck hens likes to jump over in the Barred Rock pen.
    She must have gotten tagged by a BR roo, cause I have a blue barred chick from the NN pen that is a NN x BR cross.
    "

    Some breeds like Ameraucana and Araucana don't lend themselves to abbreviating. Sometimes I use Am'cana and A'cana (but that can get confusing).


    Lisa
     
  8. bjcoop

    bjcoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is LB?? [​IMG]

    --bjcoop
     
  9. LB = Light Brahma
     
    Last edited: Oct 16, 2007
  10. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    I call my Columbian Wyandotte a "Cee-Dub"

    I got in 12 LBD's on a rescue recently. [​IMG]
     

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