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List of Breed abbreviations

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Luke13:34, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. Luke13:34

    Luke13:34 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 3, 2010
    The Naugatuck Valley
    Is there a list of the breed abbreviations that everyone uses? If not, can we start one on this thread?

    (edited to add the list to the first post - thanks everyone for contributing!)

    Ams: Ameraucanas
    BA- Black Australorp
    BB=Buff Brahma
    BBR=Black Breasted Red
    BCM - Black Copper Marans
    BF=Bantam Fowl
    BfAms: Buff Ameraucana
    BlAms: Blue Ameraucanas
    BkAms: Black Ameraucanas
    BLRW=Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
    BO= Buff Orpington
    BR- Barred Rock
    BRAms:Brown Red Ameraucanas
    BSL - Black Sex Link
    BSM=Blue Splash Marans
    BTB=Black tailed buff (usually Japanese bantams)
    BTW=Black tailed white (usually Japanese bantams)
    BWA: Blue Wheaten Ameraucana
    CM-Cukoo Marans
    CW-Columbian Wyandotte
    Cx - Cornish Cross
    DB=Dark Brahma
    DBH- Delaware Blue hen
    EE = Easter Egger
    FBCM=French Black Copper Marans
    GDW=Golden Duck Wing
    GLW=Gold laced Wyandotte
    GPH=Gold Penciled Hamburg
    GSL=Gold Sex Link
    JG=Jersey Giant
    LB-Light Brahma
    LF=Large Fowl
    NHR=New Hampshire Red
    OEE=Olive Easter Egger
    OE-Old English
    OEG=Old English game (usually standards).
    OEGB - Old English Game Bird
    RIR=Rhode Island Red
    RSL=Red Sex Link
    SDW=Silver Duck Wing
    SF- Salmon Faverolle
    SlAms: Silver Ameraucanas
    SLW=Silver Laced Wyandotte
    SpAms: Splash Ameraucanas
    SPPR - Silver Penciled Plymouth Rock
    SS- Speckled Sussex
    SSH=Silver Spangled Hamburg
    WAms: White Ameraucanas
    WCBP-White Crested Black Polish
    WCP=White crested polish
    WhA: Wheaten Ameraucana
    Last edited: Sep 14, 2010
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  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    HMM let me see if I can help a little

    RIR=rhode island red
    BO= buff orpington
    SLW=silver laced wyandotte
    BLRW=blue laced red wyandotte
    GLW=Glod laced Wyandotte

    next volunteer??? :)
  3. CoffeeCow

    CoffeeCow Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2010
    Washington, NC
    EE = Easter Egger

  4. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    BR- Barred Rock
    SS- Speckled Sussex, & my initials
    BA- Black Australorp
    CW-Columbian Wyandotte
    SF- Salmon Faverolle

  5. Morgan7782

    Morgan7782 Dense Egg Goo

    Mar 22, 2010
    Sacramento CA
    BCM - Black Copper Maran
    OEGM - Old English Game Bird
    SPPR - Silver Penciled Plymouth Rock
    Cx - Cornish Cross

    Umm.. next? hehe
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2010
  6. CoffeeCow

    CoffeeCow Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2010
    Washington, NC
    Is there one for a Delaware? [​IMG]

    Our of my flock, the Delawares are the largest (except for my EE Roo) and they are very friendly.The only problem I have with them is I can not tell them apart [​IMG] I had to name them Thing 1 and thing 2, so they wouldnt get mad at me for calling them by the wrong name hehe
  7. nifty50chick

    nifty50chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 22, 2010
    BSL - Black Sex Link
  8. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

    Oct 18, 2009
    SSH=Silver Spangled Hamburg
    BSM=Blue Splash Marans
    BO=Buff Orpington

    Tina, are you going to alphabetize these and add them to your original post?! <hint, hint> [​IMG]
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2010
  9. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
  10. Muggsmagee

    Muggsmagee Menagerie Mama

    Dec 15, 2009
    Central NY
    OE=Olive Egger
    JG=Jersey Giant
    NHR=New Hampshire Red

    For a while I thought OEGB was Olive Egger Giant Bird! Ha ha ha. Maybe you could paste everyone's answers on the first page for quick reference!

    Edited to add NHR.
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2010

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