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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mudhen, Jan 21, 2007.
OK, my ignorance is showing here.
What are EEs?
What are OEGB's?
The difference between a broody and a bater?
Is the broody a hen and the bater an incubator?
Easter Egger, a breed that lays green eggs, often a cross with Auricanas
Old English Game Bird the breed that was used for fighting, but now many are pets and show birds
A broody is a hen that wants to set eggs.
A bator is slang for an incubator
EE=Easter Egger and is what is sold by 99% of all hatcheries as Americanas/Aracuanas and such.
OEGB=Old Englsih Game Bantam
Broody=Hen setting on eggs to hatch
Thanks Wes! I'll add this to the beginning of our chicken dictionary that I'm compiling!
Nifty-Chicken, great idea, put me down for a copy!
Who knew there were so many folks who love chickens! And here my neighbors think I'm a nut for adopting chickens from a pound!!!!
mudhen...I live in holland where keeping chickens as a hobby and a pet is pretty common...also I live in the middle of a large city...thing is I have silkies and most folks dont recognize them as chickens...they are always asking me>>> "What IS that?"
dlhunicorn, I have to say I did a double-take when I first saw a silkie too!
But I think they are just adorable
Nifty-Chicken , here's a couple more you should include in your dictionary:
feathered mice - quail chicks(?)
NSQ -non-show quality
CBOF-Cantakerous bag of feathers. Applies to Slifer and any other bird with an attitude.