I need a clue!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by DottieMarie, Nov 7, 2008.

  1. DottieMarie

    DottieMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 6, 2008
    South East MI
    Yes of course, I'm new to chickens so I need some help. There are so many breeds and typically identified by initials but ususally I have no clue of they stand for. Is there some where I can look that lists the different breeds and the initials or can we start one here? i.e.

    BO - buff orphington
    RIR - Rhode Island Red
    SLW - Silver Laced Wyandotte
  2. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    BLRW - Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
    GLW - Golden Laced Wyandotte
    OEG- Old English Game
    BBS - Blue Black Splash (referint to the color of a breed)
    EE - Easter Egger
    BR - Barred Rocks

    Those are just a few more you can add to your list [​IMG] I am sure there are others here who will willingly add to your list.

    I just noticed, you have GSP's too!!! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Nov 7, 2008
  3. TaLani

    TaLani ~ Gemini Chick ~

    Oct 2, 2008
    Bryson City, NC
    I did a seach on the forum's website & below are several abbreviations that someone had posted in the past. Hope it helps. [​IMG]

    DH=Dear (most times) Husband
    DD=Dear Daughter, Dear Dad
    DS=Dear Son
    DM=Dear Mother, Dear Mom
    DF=Dear Father
    DSD=Dear StepDaughter
    DSS=Dear stepSon
    DSM=Dear StepMother
    DSF=Dear StepFather
    BIL=Brother in Law
    SIL=Sister in Law
    MIL=Mother in Law
    FIL=Father in Law
    DC=Dear Children

    DE=Diatomaceous Earth
    BOSS=Black Oil Sunflower Seed
    GF=Girl Friend
    BF=Boy Friend
    POL=Point Of Lay
    NSQ=Non Show Quality
    PQ=Pet Quality
    CBOF=Cantankerous Bag Of Feathers
    IMO - in my opinion
    IMHO - in my humble opinion

    JBG - Jersey Black Giant
    SLW - Silver Laced Wyandotte
    BLRW - Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
    CM - Cuckoo Marans
    GPH - Gold Penciled Hamburg
    OEG - Old English Gamebirds

    OEGB-old english game bantam,
    OEG-Old english game (ususally standards).
    SLW-Silver laced Wyandotte.
    RIR-rhode island red,
    WCP-White crested polish.
    BTB-Black tailed buff (usually Japanese bantams)
    BTW-black tailed white (usually japanese bantams)
    BR-Barred rock.
    BO-buff orpington
    EE-Easter eggers (Ameraucana Crosses)

    BLRW- Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
    BBR- Black Breasted Red
    SDW- Silver Duck Wing

    BA OR LORP = Black Australorp
    SCOVY=Muscovy duck
    BCM - Black Copper Marans
  4. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    BSL - black sex-link
  5. DottieMarie

    DottieMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 6, 2008
    South East MI
    Holy smokes; that's quite the list! Thanks, I'm printing and saving this one. Next time I see some initials, I can jump in like I know what I'm talking about...THANKS!

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