quietest breed of geese

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

  1. Fluffnpuff

    Fluffnpuff Songster

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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

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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 Chirping

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

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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 Loving this country life Premium Member

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

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    I think you will love them.
     
  7. livininbrazil

    livininbrazil Songster

    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 Crowing

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    So true!!
     
  9. Fluffnpuff

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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

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    Good luck with your geese!
     

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