Finding it hard to figure out the chicken breeds by just a few letters help!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by karlamaria, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. karlamaria

    karlamaria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see this every day, oe2' EE BLCD, CP etc. how are chicken beginners suposed to know what these chickens are? What is an F2? Seriously do we have a page somewhere that has there codes with full descriptions of said birds?
    Thanks
     
  2. americana-lover

    americana-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All I know is that an EE is an Easter Egger, which is not the same as an Americana or Aureacona
     
  3. salt and pepper

    salt and pepper Chillin' With My Peeps

    F2 means second generation, at least that is my understanding.
     
  4. salt and pepper

    salt and pepper Chillin' With My Peeps

    bcm is black copper maran, blw, blrw, ect are all color paterns for wyandottes. oeg, oegb are old english game/ bantams. these are only a couple. hope it helped!
     
  5. fisherlady

    fisherlady Overrun With Chickens

  6. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    oe- olde English
    ee- easter egger
    br- barred rock
    RIR- Rhode island red
    CL- cream legbar
    SLW silver laced wyandotte
    GLW gold laced wyandotte
    BO Buff orps
    RSL/BSL red/black sex links

    obviously there are more... But there's some
     
  7. karlamaria

    karlamaria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Woo hoo you are all awesome. Now I can read posts and not be so confused and feeling stupid! Thank you thank you !
     

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