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Duck Help (loudness)

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by barred-rocks-rock, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. barred-rocks-rock

    barred-rocks-rock Can't stick with a Title

    Jul 5, 2009
    How loud are ducks compared to chickens?
     
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2010
  2. barred-rocks-rock

    barred-rocks-rock Can't stick with a Title

    Jul 5, 2009
    Well?
     
  3. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depends on the breed and sex of the duck. Female call ducks are VERY loud whereas female muscovies are not. Most male ducks are quiet.
     
  4. barred-rocks-rock

    barred-rocks-rock Can't stick with a Title

    Jul 5, 2009
    What about female mallards or female white pekins?
     
  5. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

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    Female mallards and female pekins will both be louder than a female chicken....
     
  6. barred-rocks-rock

    barred-rocks-rock Can't stick with a Title

    Jul 5, 2009
    What ducks are the most quiet?
     
  7. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    IMO muscovies
     
  8. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Muscovies
     
  9. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree the female ducks are very loud. I thought they were a lot louder than my chickens. We had a black swedish and Peking mix and we finally got rid of them due to the noise from the female (the Peking mix). Muscovys however don't really quack, they make more of a hissing noise.
     
  10. barred-rocks-rock

    barred-rocks-rock Can't stick with a Title

    Jul 5, 2009
    What is the next quietest?
     

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