Help with Chicken Acronyms!

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  1. wsdareme

    wsdareme Songster

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    I'm new to the chicken world and I'm seeing a lot of acronyms that I'm clueless about. Is there a "Master List of Chicken Acronyms" that I could get a copy of so I can interpret a lot of the posts on BYC? [​IMG]
     
  2. NYREDS

    NYREDS Crowing

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    The acronyms you see here only exist here. People add them to posts for reasons beyond my ken. They don't exist elsewhere in the poultry world. If you go to an APA sanctioned show & start asking about BOs, BAs or SFs people will have no idea what you're talking about.
     
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Look in the FAQ, top of the Index page. Lots of neat stuff there! [​IMG]

    Halfway down the page ALL the abbreviations are listed.
     
    Last edited: Jun 30, 2010
  4. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    I don't know of any, but maybe we can start one...

    LF = large fowl
    BO= buff Orpington
    BA = black Australorp
    SF = salmon Faverolles
    WCBP - white crested black Polish
    OEGB - old english game bantam
    BLRW = blue laced red wyandotte
    GSL = golden sex link
    RSL = red sex link
    BSL = black sex link
    BR = barred rock
    BBS = black/blue/splash

    I'll think of more later...
     
  5. chick4chix

    chick4chix Songster

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    Quote:Here's a couple more to add to the list:
    EE= Easter Egger
    SLW= Silver laced Wyandotte
    GLW= Golden laced Wyandotte
    RIR= Rhode Island Red
    BCM= Black Copper Marans
    JG= Jersey Giant
    WL= white leghorn
     

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