How'd you come up with your name?

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Mandy

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This should be an interesting thread..

I'm becoming a member of the American Gerbil Society where I can keep up with gerbil shows and register my gerbil pups.
I have to come up with a kennel name and have NO idea of where I should start.

So I thought I'd ask..to those of you who breed chinchillas..

How did you come up with your name? [=
 

Sycamore Chins

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We used part of our street name where we currently live. I plan to keep it, even if/when we move. I would like to have a piece of land and generalize everything we do under "Sycamore Glen Farms" I'm sure it's been used elsewhere, but that's okay with me :)
 

Mandy

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Oh! What a neat idea!
I sent in the only thing I could think of for registration..furry flurry LOL
 

Mandy

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Uh..cute?

And yes, like Sycamore said, I'm talking about ranch names.
 

chinsNdobermans

Humble Acres Chinchillas
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My ranch started out very humbly in my parents' unused storage shed. And we had acreage. Now it's situated on an unimposing old farm. And western NY isn't a flashy area. So, Humble Acres. I'll be honest, I hated it at first but I'm fond of it now.
 

Mandy

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I like the name Humble Acres. Makes your ranch sound like a very peaceful place..filled with fluff-butts. :)
 

mishalaa

Irish Chinchilla
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I already had the website domain mishism.com from back in my serious blogger college days. I didn't want a second or new website so I went with MishisM Chins so I could keep using the domain I already had, but I'm not really fond of it (works for a personal blog, not so much a ranch) so I just use my name on the exhibitors list when I go to shows.

If I could do it over again, I'd just go with Irish Chinchilla. Or perhaps Glitter Moonbeam Pet Place.
 

Spoof

Kung Fu Chinny!
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Mine came from the photo I built my webpage around.. Took me two years to get it registered as a domain, finally got it in 2004. From 1998-2003 I used my University's free student page site.

For a long time there was a breeder that owned the rights to every domain name they could think of with the word chinchilla(s), made it hard to start up a site.
 
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