Chicken lingo!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by broodytood, Feb 18, 2011.

  1. broodytood

    broodytood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2011
    Swampville, Wa!
    So being newly hatched and computer challenged, I find myself staring at all the breed abbreviations and feeling like I am new in the country. Well, at least to chicken country. Is there a cheat sheet I can learn from? Thanks:)
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Here's a thread from last month that lists a lot of them. You can google henderson's which gives you a good chicken breed chart, and probably guess any other breed abbreviations. It's easier than you think.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=437822

    To find this thread I went to search (blue button, top of page) and search ed for "abbreviations."
     
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. Good advice given. There are still some abbreviations that get me confused. [​IMG]
     
  4. rcentner

    rcentner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i felt the same way when I got on here, especially all the breed names! In no time you will get to know what it means when someone has a BLRW! (blue laced red wyandotte)
     
  5. broodytood

    broodytood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2011
    Swampville, Wa!
    Thanks everybody! Just to try this out... a BBS would be a blue black splash? And if it were a bantam, would it be BBBS?[​IMG]
     
  6. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia, Ca and [​IMG]
     
  7. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Or black breasted silkie [​IMG] (Jusk kidding [​IMG] )
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    I just figured out what IMHO means [​IMG]
     
  8. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    [​IMG] I have the same problem. It took me a while to figure out SSS is not a breed of chicken. [​IMG]
     
  9. Wild Trapper

    Wild Trapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Ohio [​IMG]
     
  10. broodytood

    broodytood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2011
    Swampville, Wa!
    Ok...so what is SSS? I'm just barely passed BTW:lol:
     

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