QUIET duck breeds?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Ally Rose, May 7, 2012.

  1. Ally Rose

    Ally Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This summer, I am hoping to hatch two ducks! Ducks aren't, how do i say this....allowed, where i live so i need (a) breed(s) that are somewhat quiet...preferably ones that are available at metzer farms please! I really like buffs, but are they noisy? I dont think they are but i need advice. And also, is it possible to purchase only 2 duck eggs at Metzer? I saw that the minimum price was 25 bucks but no minimum quantity... they only stated the minimum quantity for ducklings which is 2 but im talking about EGGS! So i'd be more than happy if someone could answer my q's! THANKS!!!



    Owner of one very cute lionhead bunny, Scooter, and a old lady chocolate lab that still acts like a puppy! And a soon-to-be mother of 2 duckies!!!
    (BTW I DONT KNOW HOW TO DO THAT LITTLE DESCRIPTION AT THE BOTTOM IN GRAY SO IM DOIN' THIS! LOL)
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG]. The ONLY quiet domestic breed is the Scovy. All others especially the hens are going to be VERY loud. You might want to considered buying Drakelets
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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  4. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    My call ducks were pretty quiet.

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  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. BEI are not a quiet duck. :thumbsup
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Completely agree with Kevin565 - Scovies are the only really quiet ones. I swear, I our girl ducks are just about the loudest animals we own lol. To make a signature, click on My Profile at the top. Under Your Photos there's a section called Your Forum Signature & under that is the Edit Signature Text button.
     
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  7. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our Cayugas are pretty quiet. FYI....Call Ducks are NOT quiet!! [​IMG]
     
  8. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  9. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  10. Ally Rose

    Ally Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the welcome! But what are drakelets? Just baby males? I really wanted the experience of hatching my ducks, so i don't know if i want to order ducklings. Do you know a reliable site where i could possibly buy Muscovy eggs? And how big do they get? Thanks for your help i appreciate it!![​IMG]
     

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