Breed pronunciation

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by tx_dane_mom, Apr 7, 2008.

  1. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2007
    SE Texas
    So, I see I am not the only one questioning myself w/breed pronunciations...so let's start a list of breeds we have ?'s about and see if someone will be kind enough to help us out!
    Rouen - I say 'ruin', but I know alot say 'roan' or 'rowin'
    Wyandotte - Feed store lady said 'Y-an-dot' I thought 'Y-an-dough-te' - which is it?
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Y-an-dot is the pronunciation. It's an Indian tribe actually.
     
  3. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Virginia
    I would like to know how to pronounce Araucana - it seems everyone I meet says it differently. Thanks!
     
  4. fowlwoman1

    fowlwoman1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering about Marans. Is it merrins or mer anns or mar ons? I've never heard it said before. I had wondered about wyandottes too. the gal that sold me my wyandottes called them the way it's spelled, so that was always how I said it until now.
     
  5. JustChicky

    JustChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Araucana = [ar-uh-kah-nuh]

    Rouen = [roo-ahn]

    I am not sure about Marans. I guess you would say it like it looks [mar-an]?
     
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  6. RebelsHope

    RebelsHope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think this should be stickied. . . I never know how to pronounce half the chicken names, but I spell them. . .

    How about some ducks and geese-

    Anyone know Cayuga - I say it just like it look CAY-oo-ga

    I did learn Embden is M-den
     
  7. JustChicky

    JustChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That sounds right.

    Cayuga = [kahy-yoo-guh]

    Embden = [em-duh n]
     
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  8. tberggren

    tberggren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My question is how do you pronounce Orpingtons and Australorps?

    Thanks
     
  9. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    Orpington- ( Or-ping-ton)

    Austrolorp-(Aus-tro-lorp) Or (Aus-tra-lorp)
     
  10. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    I know Wyandotte = Wine-dot
     

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