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Are coturnix quail loud??

Discussion in 'Quail' started by LindsayB, Nov 25, 2011.

  1. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dh and I are thinking about raising coturnix quail for meat and eggs. We live in a neighborhood and already have 4 chickens, but they are pretty quiet. We were thinking about starting out with 4-6 quail, hopefully with just one male. Will our neighbors know that we have them? Are the roosters really loud?
     
  2. navasima

    navasima Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My DH does not appreciate loud birds. My 2 roos have pretty quiet crows, but I'll still be moving them as far from the house as I can when Spring comes and it's time for open windows! [​IMG] That being said, our Cots are a few feet from the front door. When DH first heard the roo crow ( I had to point it out ), he just cracked up! 2 roos now and I have to listen for them. [​IMG] Now, the woman I got my quail from has her quail room roos crowing for her phone ringer....that's a racket! [​IMG] As long as you don't have huge numbers...noise is no issue at all! IMO - it's really kinda cute!
     
  3. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Not really, sometimes I hear them chirping and they sound like crickets
     
  4. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    The hens tend to sound like crickets and the males sound like a wet fart according to some visitors some other day [​IMG] I love their sounds. Very different compared to other specie
     
  5. rittert3

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    [​IMG] alex lol
     
  6. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I don't know if I want 'wet fart' sounds coming from our backyard LOL
     
  7. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What would the neighbors think! [​IMG]

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  8. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    It's a whoopy cushion! Great excuse for neighbors!
     
  9. cva34

    cva34 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not noisey at all..cva34 never thought of the WF like QL mentioned ( I will listen for that)
     
  10. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:We're getting them then! [​IMG]

    I have another question, is it possible for a chicken (silkie) to hatch out the babies and care for them?
     

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