What is SOP??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by WV_Chicken, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. WV_Chicken

    WV_Chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I see this abbreviation and not sure what it means??
     
  2. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    it depends on the usage -- could be "standard operating procedure", "standards of performance" or maybe standards of presentation... ?? dunno, really... [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] let's see if someone knows for sure...
     
  3. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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  4. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Standard of Perfection when applied to birds.
     
  5. TrystInn

    TrystInn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Standards of Perfection, aka American Standards of Perfection. The book by which chicken breed standards are made and judged by. You can by a copy from the American Poultry Association.
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Standard of Perfection. Basically the "bible" to poultry, which tells the standards for all breeds accepted to the American Poultry Association. It tells what the characteristics of each breed and their colors are.
     
  7. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    see? This is why I love this place! Ask just about anything, and SOMEBODY out there knows the answer and will share it with you! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. Coopa Cabana

    Coopa Cabana My Coop Runneth Over . . .

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    The Bantam counterpart published by the American Bantam Association is titled "Bantam Standard", but we also refer to it as our SOP.
     
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