Loudest breeds?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by viktoriacl, Feb 8, 2011.

  1. viktoriacl

    viktoriacl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just ordered new chicks and am thinking from what I read today that my back yard may be getting even louder! (All hens) What is your experiance with breeds that are loud?[​IMG][/img]
     
  2. mkearsley

    mkearsley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Polish hen that is fairly loud. And its such a funny noise, too [​IMG] I've got three other breeds (4 hens total), and they're usually not too loud. One, the silver-laced wydonette likes to scream a bit when she's all by herself (she's the top-dog). The others just cluck a little & rather quietly when they find yummy treats. They all make a bit of noice if something scares them, or when they get ticked at each other.
     
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    It varies from hen to hen, not so much by breed.
     
  4. viktoriacl

    viktoriacl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Glad to hear your SLW is loud! I just ordered one![​IMG]
     
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  5. mkearsley

    mkearsley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:lol but she is beautiful!! When she was growing, she looked like a little bald eagle [​IMG] Like I said, she's only noisy because she's top dog & gets annoyed when the rest of the flock doesn't follow her or listen to her, yours may be a bit quiter [​IMG]
     
  6. Morgan7782

    Morgan7782 Dense Egg Goo

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    I think it varies, but my talker is my Barred Rock hands down. She is the loudest and usually talks talks talks a good few hours before laying her daily egg. [​IMG] But I have read BR tend to be quieter then most. [​IMG]

    I also have a Black Australorp who is very quiet, and a Black Copper Marans cross who is quiet. My Easter Egger is fairly loud as well. [​IMG]
     
  7. JPinVT

    JPinVT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My white laced red cornish hen is absolutely the loudest, most obnoxious noise-maker of the flock! (I think it's adorable though, but don't tell anyone) She is constantly squawking and screeching and making all kinds of noises I didn't know could come out of a bird. Every morning when I go out to my car to leave for work, I say to the coop, "Morning girls," and I immediately get a response of "SQUAWWWWWWWWWWWWWWK" from good old Cornelia [​IMG]
     
  8. ginormous chicken

    ginormous chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Mille Fleur screams at the top of her lungs sometimes. I don't even really know why. I think she is used to being a dominant hen. But here at my house she is well... not!
     
  9. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both of ourOrpington have been opera stars, siging away all day long sometimes. I threaten my husbans with getting an entire flock of Orpingtons. [​IMG]
     
  10. Luke13:34

    Luke13:34 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Welsummers are not necessarily LOUD, but they sure are chatty! My EEs are very quiet.
     

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