Quieter Hens?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by busymom791113, Nov 4, 2013.

  1. busymom791113

    busymom791113 New Egg

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    Starting my first small flock after the new year. We are in an HoA and must stay quiet. We are also in the southwest... What would be a good hen that is quiet and heat tolerant? I am also not going to have more than 2 so the hens must be ok to have just one close chicken friend.
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Does your HOA prohibit hens?

    No hen will be entirely quiet. They are nowhere near as loud as a barking dog though. They sing the egg song, which can be very loud, but for a relatively short time. After they lay, they typically settle down to more of their bok bok noises.
     

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