What is "DH"??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jmeeter88, Aug 28, 2008.

  1. jmeeter88

    jmeeter88 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 18, 2008
    New Hartford, NY
    OK, I am seeing "DH" all over the place - My DH this and My DH that - what the heck does that mean?

    My first guess is Dear Husband lol, no idea why I think that.
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Dh = Dear Husband
    DS= Dear Son
    DD= Dear daughter
  3. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

    Apr 20, 2008
    Birnamwood, Wisconsin
    Dear Husband
  4. jmeeter88

    jmeeter88 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 18, 2008
    New Hartford, NY
    Ahh, ok... So my intuitions were right. [​IMG]
  5. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    Somewhere there was a list of abbreviations that are often used on the BYC; I can't remember where it was but here are a few (and if I've misstated any, my apologies in advance! :

    DH = Dear Husband
    DW= Dear Wife
    DS = Dear son
    DD = dear daughter
    MIL = mother in law
    FIL = father in law
    SIL = sister in law or son in law
    DIL = daughter in law
    BIL = brother in law
    EE = Easter Egger
    SLW = silver laced Wyandotte
    BLRW = blue laced red Wyandotte
    RIR = Rhode Island Red
    BR = Barred Rock
    BO = Buff Orpington, Black orpington
    NHR = New Hampshire Red
    PR = Plymouth Rock
    SG = showgirls
    BCP = black crested Polish
    NN = naked necks
    DE = Diatomaceous Earth
    BOSS = black oil sunflower seed

    There are others, but you get the general idea.... many times you can decipher an unfamiliar abbreviation by the context in which it appears. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 28, 2008
  6. krjwaj

    krjwaj Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2008
    Apex, NC
    I think "darling hubby, or darling daughter' . But they are very 'dear' to me, too. [​IMG]
  7. AllChookUp

    AllChookUp Will Shut Up for Chocolate

    May 7, 2008
    Frozen Lake, MN
    Thanks for the definitive acronym list, crtrlovr!

    Last edited: Aug 28, 2008
  8. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    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

    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
  9. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

    Aug 4, 2008
    Fuquay Varina, NC
    wow... i so needed that sum up! i don't feel so lost anymore.
  10. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2008
    "Dutiful Husband" [​IMG]

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