Are Muscovies Loud?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Pheasant283, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. Pheasant283

    Pheasant283 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey Muscovy Duck owners. Just wondering how loud are muscovy ducks? Are they as loud as Indian Runners and Rouens?
     
  2. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    I wouldn't be able to compare to those breeds as i only own Muscovy, now being i have 17 yeah they can kick up a fuss when they all get going but in comparison to other breeds? They are awfully quiet. I saw a video of some pekins, they are nothing like that.
     
  3. veronicasmom

    veronicasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have both Muscovies and Runners. The Runners are LOUD. My female Muscovies (do not have a drake) are very quiet. They make very quiet sounds, really cute. The Runner duck can be so loud I cannot talk over her sometimes, but the scovies coo or trill most of the time and it sounds like ducky whispering!
     
  4. razvanM

    razvanM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Muscovy ducks dont quack,they just make a low hiss.
     
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  5. jak2002003

    jak2002003 Overrun With Chickens

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    Muscovy ducks are very very quiet!

    They only make wheezy hissing sounds (which are not loud) and also little whistles and grunts that are really cute.

    When they are chicks they cheep loudly same as other kinds of ducklings, but as adults they are much more quiet. Why not look at some videos on you tube and see if you can hear them?
     
  6. Going Quackers

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    Muscovy girls do quack, just they generally don't do it unless prompted.. ie; the little 3mth old duck was booted off the top of the feeder she honked, i could hear her out at the horse barn lol Now drakes do NOT quack, they hiss.. similar to a cat or an obscene phone call [​IMG]
     
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