quietest breed of geese

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Fluffnpuff, Nov 2, 2013.

  1. Fluffnpuff

    Fluffnpuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm looking into ordering a few geese this march to act as "weeders" and was wondering which breeds are considered quiet. I realize quiet is subjective when it comes to geese, but was hoping to find something that didn't make the same level of noise of a chinese goose i used to own. The chinese gander i had was a sweet bird but the noise it made was unbearable. It was much louder than any rooster I've owned.
     
  2. flockman

    flockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My American Buffs are quiter than my friend's Embden geese. American Buffs are rather calm and quiet.
     
  3. Mi Ranchito

    Mi Ranchito Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I hear the same thing about American Buffs. I am hoping for a pair in the Spring.
     
  4. servpolice

    servpolice Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    i think steinbachers are extremly quiet and american buffs and greylags are quietish and i heard that czechs are quiet too
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    My Toulouse goose isn't very noisy at all compared to my Embden gander who loves to hear himself holler.
     
  6. flockman

    flockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you will love them.
     
  7. livininbrazil

    livininbrazil Chillin' With My Peeps

    Some breeds are really good grazers, but as for weeders as such [​IMG] .....My geese (pilgrim-type) eat loads of grass....it´s me that does the weeding to keep the grass good for them! [​IMG] My geese are also pretty quiet.
     
  8. Iain Utah

    Iain Utah Overrun With Chickens

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    So true!!
     
  9. Fluffnpuff

    Fluffnpuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for all the responses. This march I'll try to order 1 buff and 1 pilgrim from murray mcmurray hatchery.
     
  10. flockman

    flockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck with your geese!
     

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