HELP!!! Is there a place to find out what all the ACRONYMS mean???

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  1. mick&cori

    mick&cori Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm a newbie - obviously... I really need help with some of these acronyms. [​IMG]

    Is there a place to find out what all these acronyms stand for?

    So, based on how they are used - DH is some human (dumb human - that would be me if so) [​IMG]

    CX is some chicken???

    HELP!! [​IMG]

    All I have figured out is:

    RIR - Rhode Island Red
    TSCO - Stock symbol for Tractor Supply Company
     
  2. Kitty135

    Kitty135 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome to BYC (BackYard Chickens)! I know how you feel... it took me quite some time to figure out what DH (Dear Husband or Darn Husband, depending on context) meant along with many others! As a starting guide, here are some common acronyms that you'll commonly find around the site.
    BYC=backyard chickens
    SLW=silver laced Wyandotte
    BTW=black tailed white
    BTB=black tailed buff
    DD=dear daughter or darn husband
    This is just a small start, but I hope this helped you a bit!
     
  3. mick&cori

    mick&cori Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That definitely helps! Any idea what CX is?
     
  4. mick&cori

    mick&cori Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, and thank you, thank you, thank you.

    I almost forgot my manners. :)
     
  5. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    CX might be Cornish Cross but....I'm not sure. I've had chickens all my life and some of these Acronyms people are using are new to me;)
     
  6. Kitty135

    Kitty135 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also...
    RIR=rhode island red
    BOSS=black oil sunflower seeds
    LF=large fowl
    BF=Bantam fowl
    DM=dear mother
    DS=dear son
    FS=for sale
    GLW=gold laced Wyandotte
    Hope these helped some more [​IMG]
     
  7. mick&cori

    mick&cori Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Perfect!! I am saving this post. Maybe people can continue to add to it... that way if we don't know what something is.... we can refer to this. Y'all are great!! [​IMG]
     
  8. smokeykk

    smokeykk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, there are 2 meanings for PR could be Plymouth rock or Production Red
    NH = New Hampshire
    BO = Buff Orpington
    CX yes, that means Cornish cross
     
  9. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    CX is Cornish X, Cornish Cross.
    Other acronyms are BBS (Blue/Black/Splash, a series of colors) and then Chicken breeds are often made into acronyms because its easier to write the names out shortly. (like WFBS, White Faced Black Spanish)
    My personal favorite acronyms, though, are COE/G (Council of Elders/Geezers of BYC) and, of course, COY (The Council of Youngers!)
     
  10. mick&cori

    mick&cori Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Love the COG/E
     

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