How loud are call ducks really?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Lemon88, Apr 25, 2019.

  1. Lemon88

    Lemon88 Chirping

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    Would it be bad to keep them when I have neighbors? Is there any way to keep them quiet?
     
  2. Kessel23

    Kessel23 Hi Bug

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    Hi Hannah
  3. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds!

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    Call duck females can be loud. Its a really cute loud though. :D

    Mine are fairly quiet most of the time. They call at certain times, like when they hear me open the back door, or when they lose sight of each other, or sometimes when they are scared. The males have a quiet raspy peep, so you could get a few drakes.
    Broody call ducks are the loudest! They quack quite a bit.

    I also had a flock of black Swedish ducks. They didn't necessarily have the volume of a call duck, but they were noisy much more often. They seemed to talk all the time.

    Here's a quick video of one of my broodies.
     
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  4. Lemon88

    Lemon88 Chirping

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    Gosh they are so cute! Two drakes would make a quieter pair? I am really set on call ducks as they are just so adorable!
     
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  5. Jpat

    Jpat Free Ranging

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    They certainly are adorable! i think they fly well though!

    Recently .a member was on here saying what a horrible time they add with two males during mating season... Ducks are sexualy driven

    Mabye the pen you make could be devided easily for the bad months?
     
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  6. bluemerle

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    There's something adorable about such a small duck being so loud.
     
  7. honanbm

    honanbm Guess it's just you and me, chicken hat

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    My call duck hen is SUPER loud. Loudest duck ever. She's adorable and currently sitting on a nest of eggs.
     
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    Jpat Free Ranging

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    Just seen this add pop up here in NS Screenshot_20190426-222737_Kijiji.jpg

    Theyre cute but 50$ for a newborn?

    Your little broody is sitting on gold! :gig
     
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  9. honanbm

    honanbm Guess it's just you and me, chicken hat

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    Wow! That's a wild price. The gal I get my critter feed from gave my mine last year. I will be returning the favor and giving most of them away to my cousin. Definitely keeping a few, though. Plus, mine are just little grays. Nothing fancy. 20180909_113602.jpg
     
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  10. Cara74

    Cara74 In the Brooder

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    They are so beautiful
     
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