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Delaware question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by carousel, Aug 25, 2008.

  1. carousel

    carousel Songster 10 Years

    Jan 31, 2008
    NW Oregon
    Can anyone answer? are Delawares typically noisy. I have a 5 month old Delaware pullet, NICE bird friendly etc. but she is 2x as loud if not louder than the rest of my girls! wondering if this is typical? or I just got one that likes to talk a lot! and loud.
  2. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

    May 24, 2007
    I can't answer specifically to Delawares but I have four Australorps and one of them is much noisier than the others. So, I'm thinking it's just the chickens personality as much as breeding.
  3. fullhouse

    fullhouse Songster

    Apr 14, 2008
    All of mine are quiet. One roo crows 3x per day, the other one maybe once. The girls are never loud.
  4. carousel

    carousel Songster 10 Years

    Jan 31, 2008
    NW Oregon
    thanks for your replies,
    I like her very much, but holy cow she is a loud mouth!
  5. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    Mine aren't loud at all. The roos crow a couple times in the morning and I don't usually hear from them the rest of the day. The hens announce when they've laid an egg but aren't generally noisy any other time.
  6. ginasmarans

    ginasmarans Songster

    Jan 15, 2007
    West Tn
    Shortcake,your boys are growing up. I heard one crow yesterday and today one chased down a hen and....ahem...[​IMG]
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    My roo crows about 50 times in the morning... and I saw him "try" to mount a hen this afternoon.

    Will be dinner soon.

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