please help with all these abreviations

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by rhoda_bruce, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. rhoda_bruce

    rhoda_bruce Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 19, 2009
    Cut Off, LA
    Please....can someone clarify what all these abreviations are for. RIRs are obvious as well as a few others that I can figure out easily but sometimes I just look at them and say,"UUHHHH???"
  2. Kanga77510

    Kanga77510 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2009
    Santa Fe, TX
    EE are Easter Eggers. That's all I know for chickens.

    Things like DH, DW, DD, DS- those are family members. Dear hubby, wife, daughter, and son.
  3. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 12, 2009
    BuCo, KS
    My Coop
    BR = Barred Rock
    PR = Plymouth Rock
    BA = Black Australorp
    BSL = Black Sex Link

    ummm...that's all I can think of for now. Can you post specific acronym's you've seen that you wondered about and people could then tell you what those mean?
  4. bawkbawkbawk

    bawkbawkbawk Chillin' With My Peeps

    OEGB was one that had me stumped for a long time. I think it's Old English Game Bantam?
  5. rhoda_bruce

    rhoda_bruce Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 19, 2009
    Cut Off, LA
    I was looking for OEGB, but couldn't find it. I knew it started with an O and I knew a few of the other letters, but didn't remember the order......Okay, you are probably right.
    But what about these.....
    OE........SLW.......NH ( New Hampshire???)......PR ( Partridge Rock???)....WR......GC
    and whatever else. If I can make a list I will keep it in one of my chicken books or self sufficient books. These letters are causing me some confusion. I mean I have been talking about chickens forever, but not on a computer and I probably could understand better if I knew what they meant.
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Quote:SLW= silver laced wyandotte
    BLRW= blue laced red wyandotte
    NH=New Hampshire
    PR= Partridge Rock
  7. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here you go. This is the best I have so far.
    Hope this helps you

    Common Abbreviations

    DE = Diatomacious Earth
    DH=Dear (most times) Husband
    DW=Dear Wife
    DD=Dear Daughter, Dear Dad
    DS=Dear Son
    DM=Dear Mother, Dear Mom
    DF=Dear Father
    DF=Dear Fiance
    DSD=Dear Step Daughter
    DSS=Dear Step Son
    DSM=Dear Step Mother
    DSF=Dear Step Father
    BIL=Brother in Law
    SIL=Sister in Law
    MIL=Mother in Law
    FIL=Father in Law
    DC=Dear Children
    SO=Significant Other
    DE=Diatomaceous Earth
    BOSS=Black Oil Sunflower Seed
    GF=Girl Friend
    BF=Boy Friend
    POL=Point Of Lay
    SQ=Show Quality
    NSQ=Non Show Quality
    PQ=Pet Quality
    CBOF=Cantankerous Bag Of Feathers
    JBG = Jersey Black Giant
    SLW=Silver Laced Wyandotte
    GLW=Golden Laced Wyandotte
    BLRW=Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
    CM=Cuckoo Marans
    GPH=Gold Penciled Hamburg
    OEGB=Old English game bantam,
    OEG=Old English game (usually 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 Orrington
    EE=Easter eggers (Ameraucana Crosses)
    BLRW=Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
    BBR=Black Breasted Red
    GDW=Golden Duck Wing
    SDW=Silver Duck Wing
    BA OR LORP = Black Australorp
    SCOVY=Muscovy duck
    BCM=Black Copper Marans
    FWIW=For What ItÂ’s Worth
    LF=Large Fowl
    BF=Bantam Fowl
    BR=Bourbon Red
    GLS=Gold Sex Link
    BSL=Black Sex Link
    RSL=Red Sex Link
    WTB=Wanted To Buy
    JG=Jersey Giant
    LB=Light Brahma
    DB=Dark Brahma
    BB=Buff Brahma
    ACV=Apple Cider Vinegar
    Last edited: Nov 12, 2009
  8. that_crazy_lady

    that_crazy_lady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 13, 2008
    Rose, OK
    thanks I know this helped me! [​IMG]
  9. Damummis

    Damummis Chickenista

    Apr 29, 2009
    Quote:You forgot ACV- apple cider vinegar. [​IMG]
  10. bibliophile birds

    bibliophile birds Chillin' With My Peeps

    how about BBS? i see this all the time and i think it's a color, but i don't know what it means.

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