How do you pronounce 'Favorelle'?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BarkerChickens, Mar 4, 2009.

  1. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

    Nov 25, 2007
    High Desert, CA
    How in the world is Favorelle pronounced?!?! [​IMG]

    Favor-roll? Favor-ell? Fa-vorel? Need I go on?

    I am getting some Salmon Favorelle chicks (among over breeds) and I joke with my DH that we're getting Salmon Favors...he calls them the ones that lay in the winter.

    I know ya'll are smart here...can ya help me? [​IMG]
     
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I say Fav-or-L lol
     
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    The "l" in salmon is silent.

    Fav as in fabulous (but substitute v for b), er as in butter, olle as in roll.

    I don;t know that they lay in winter--you'll have to ask someone else for that.
     
  4. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

    Nov 25, 2007
    High Desert, CA
    The salmon I was cool with. I just have trouble with the favorelle part. Thanks for my english lesson...er, french maybe?

    They are suppose to be great layers in winter weather...that is one of the reasons we chose this breed!
     
  5. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:Do you mean Fab-er-oll?
     
  6. Run-A-Muck Ranch

    Run-A-Muck Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    I love this one...I know I never say it the correct way--if there is one...So I dont' even try....I mess it up on purpose...
    I call them Sal-a-men (Sal as in the Guys name) Fav-or-rel-e's(kinda soundin' Italian)....lol [​IMG]

    It's kinda like saying Brett Favre's name...(Far-ve, or Fav-re---which I mess up on purpose too just to get under my husbands skin)... [​IMG]
     
  7. Henk69

    Henk69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Faverolle
     
  8. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Fav, not fab--I couldn't think of a word with the correct first syllable pronunciation, so I tried to find a rhyming word and came up with fabulous.
     
  9. BeardedChick

    BeardedChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    It should be spelled Faverolles, even if you are just talking about one chicken:

    That hen is a Faverolles.

    Because the area in France they are named after is Faverolles.

    http://www.faverollesfanciers.org/
     
  10. morelcabin

    morelcabin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2007
    Ontario Canada
    I can never pronounce half the chicken breeds:>) I get on the phone with the hatchery and sound so silly!
    How do you pronounce Chanteclers??? is my question of the day!
     

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