Are welsummers usually noisy?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by secretagent, Nov 21, 2010.

  1. secretagent

    secretagent Out Of The Brooder

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    We added 2 into the fold and I asked when getting them if they are vocal and I ws told no. But they can really screech! They are far too noisy for a residential area!! Is this the norm or have we just got chatty ones?
     
  2. Uzuri

    Uzuri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are INCREDIBLY noisy when they lay, and they get all the others stirred up. I don't know if that's just a Welsummer thing, or a lineage thing, or just that I got some noisy individuals, but I always know when I'm going to get a dark egg.
     
  3. cabot

    cabot Chillin' With My Peeps

    I only have one and she is very quiet, I have never heard more than a soft cluck from her. She is 36 weeks old and not laying yet so that may change....
     
  4. ella98

    ella98 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 and they are the loudest out of my bunch always clucking and screeching especcially at bedtime!
     
  5. pinkchick

    pinkchick "Ain't nuttin' like having da' blues"

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    I breed Welsummers and I will tell you that YES they can be very noisy, but there are some that also have Wellies that are not so noisy. One of the reasons I love my Wellies soooooooooo much is because I love to hear their beautiful egg songs. Even the roosters are happy to join in and help the cause. Without fail I am alerted everyday in song that someone is going to lay. Then to get that beautiful TerraCotta egg on top of that....I've died and gone to chicken heaven. [​IMG]

    It's a Welsummer thing! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  6. Imagesoart

    Imagesoart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is the Welsummer egg a different color from the Marans egg?
     
  7. pinkchick

    pinkchick "Ain't nuttin' like having da' blues"

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    Quote:Yes they are. I have a photo of them side by side, give me just a minute to upload for you. Both are beautiful eggs. They variety of speckles and smooth eggs are so lovely in a colorful egg basket. [​IMG]
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes, my wellies love to sing! This includes my rooster who sings with all the ladies. [​IMG]

    Wellie eggs right, Marans center and left:
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  9. pinkchick

    pinkchick "Ain't nuttin' like having da' blues"

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    Well there ya go.....Chooks beat me to it. Lovely LOVELY LOVELY Chooks!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  10. Imagesoart

    Imagesoart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ohhhhhhh, so nice! Thanks. For me it is all about the egg colors! I am going to have to get me some of those Welsummers!
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