ducks - quietest to loudest

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by TLWR, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    speaking in terms of females...
    What is the quietest to loudest in your opinion?
     
  2. tbitt

    tbitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Of the ones I have:

    Welsh Harlequin
    Blue Swedish
    Pekins (Pekin Mix)
    Metzer's Golden 300


    The Golden 300 are the LOUDEST... [​IMG]


    I am not sure who the quietest are because the 300 are so loud.. LOL


    But I think the Swedish might be the quietest, or the Welsh
     
  3. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Muscovy are quietest since no real quacking. Anything else would be individual bird. Some breeds are louder (calls) or chattier (pekin) but it all comes down to individual bird. I had Indian Runner ducks. One would not shut up. Ever. Another really made a loud quack. It just depends.
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    My limited experience is with runners, still, I thought it might be worth offering this tidbit: Last year, their first year, they were much louder. Zehn was the spokesduck and she would call quite frequently. They'd start making a racket when they heard my car turn onto our street (about 200 yards away).

    This year, everyone is much quieter, Zwei seems to have taken over the spokesduck role to an extent, but there's just much less vocalization most of the time. When they do kick up some racket (they see me on my way with peas, for example), the next door neighbors can hear them.
     
  5. tbitt

    tbitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I do have to say I LOVE the chatter from the Pekins! LOVE IT! [​IMG]
     
  6. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    My muscovys are the most quiet.

    My LOUDEST is my Welsh Harlequin hen. I can hear her a mile away.
     
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  7. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    muscovy are the quietest
    my cayugas are fairly quiet
    my mallards are the loudest of my flock
     
  8. Jay-Mar28

    Jay-Mar28 Out Of The Brooder

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    my muscovy are really quiet. some are young still and squeek lol would be the best way to describe it. My rouens on the other hand are louder. The hens even at a young age quack loud.
     
  9. DuckyGurl

    DuckyGurl Overrun With Chickens

    Well...
    Calls
    PekinxCampbell cross. -LOUDEST! She is soooo loud. Sounds like she is broody ALL The time!
     
  10. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    I only have muscovy, but there pretty quiet.
     

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