Quackless ducks??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by CrazyCatNChickenLady, Sep 18, 2011.

  1. CrazyCatNChickenLady

    CrazyCatNChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. nivtup

    nivtup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep

    Muscovies dont quack, they make a hissing noise.

    Much quieter than your normal duck.
     
  3. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's really funny because Muscovies are the biggest ducks I've seen, and yet they don't make a sound. Just a hushed hissing and series of squeaks.
    And yet, the smallest ducks, Calls, are SO LOUD. We live in a valley of sorts and their quacks echo [​IMG] But their cuteness makes up for it, LOL.
    But yeah, the lady I got my muscovies from, lived in city limits where she technically wasn't supposed to have them. But no one knew [​IMG]
     
  4. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got my first girls today. While they don't make a traditional quacking noise, they do honk when they are stressed. It sounds similar to a goose but much quieter. My drakes are REALLY quiet. All they do is huff.
     
  5. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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  7. CrazyCatNChickenLady

    CrazyCatNChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I heard they were quiet.. not quackless!

    I love my khakis! The drake is awesome. He still gives me the eye though when I look at his girls!
     
  8. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Did you post pics yet? just got on since this morning.

    I posted pics on your new girl thread!

    And quiet but no quackless is an accurate description! [​IMG]
     
  9. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, muscovy are pretty darn quiet.. i can get my hens to quack.. pick them up and they do [​IMG] and the drakes make this hissing sound but they really are quiet.. blue jays make more noise [​IMG]
     
  10. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    muscovies are very quiet.They also fly really well and i mean like ..up onto your roof or perchhing up in a tree type flying...unless you clip a wing. And they are SUPER SWEET too as a rule.
     

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