Weird Egg Abbreviations

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by machuni, Dec 21, 2016.

  1. machuni

    machuni Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all,

    for xmas, my dad ordered me a dozen fertilized eggs off Amazon, which came today. I know a few of the abbreviations (BR=Barred Rock, RR-Rhode Island Red), but there are quite a few that have me stumped. I've listed them exactly as they're written on the eggs:

    1: SB? BT
    2. AZR
    3.RS Wh <----Is this a red sex-linked crossed with a white leghorn?
    4. CM <---Is this Cuckoo Maran?
    6. Wh <----Is this a white leghorn? Which would be weird because the egg is green...


    Any help would be appreciated!
     
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2016
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Why don't you contact the seller and ask them?
     
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  3. machuni

    machuni Out Of The Brooder

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    I did. Unfortunately, I haven't heard anything back.
     
  4. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Every seller will use their own abbreviation system.

    What you've shown is not standardized, so it's their own system.

    Hopefully the seller will respond.

    LofMc
     
  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed. Have to find out from the seller. Nearly everybody codes their eggs differently. I myself have my breeding pens numbered so my eggs don't get letters at all but the pen number.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If the seller cannot take the time to answer you, I would cross them off your list and not use them again. You aren't complaining, you have every right to know what the letters mean.
     
  7. bantamsrmyfav

    bantamsrmyfav Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are the eggs in the incubator? Have you candled them?

    Wh might be White Ameraucana for that green egg

    AZR maybe Appenzeller Spitzhauben

    Yes CM probably is Cuckoo Maran
     

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