quietest goose breed

Discussion in 'Geese' started by cat1994, Jan 23, 2011.

  1. cat1994

    cat1994 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 12, 2010
    Southeast MO
    Hi, there has probably already been a discussion about this subject, but i was just wanting to see what breed of geese you guys thought was quietest. I have 3 african geese and i think they are very loud and really mean [​IMG] once this guys are gone (either by dying or maybe me selling them) I want a breed of geese that has a better temperament and is not so loud (being loud is the big thing) i was hopeing to get a lil a help figuring out what breed fits this description
     
  2. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

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    I have saddleback Pomeranians, I think they are quiet and friendly, even when the girls are broody we don't get attacked

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  3. mothergoose

    mothergoose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our egyptian geese are very quiet, they don't honk they kind of hiss like muscovies. Their sound is much throatier than other geese(not sure how to explain it) But, they can be very aggressive, especially during breeding season. They will attack other animals and people. They do best mated in pairs also. They are excellent parents though. They hatch and raise their goslings together.
    We have a white female egyptian that was rejected by a male egyptian, so she free ranges with our muscovies and gets along great with them and I think she truely think shes a muscovie...our drake thinks so too!!!!!

    Good luck on your search...quiet and sweet would be nice!
    Christie [​IMG]
     
  4. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    Quote:Awwww!
    I've always wanted that breed of geese [​IMG]
     
  5. cat1994

    cat1994 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 12, 2010
    Southeast MO
    I really like Pilgrims. Does anyone have some? If so are they quiet or nice?
     
  6. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

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    had them, will not do that again

    the pom's are the 4th one i've tried, and for me are the best
     
  7. JROOSTER

    JROOSTER Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 American blue geese. They Honk when I let them out and put them up at night. If nothing bothers them in the day you wouldnt know they are there.
     
  8. goosedragon

    goosedragon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2009
    Central NC
    Quote:Nice (docile) usually. Quiet? my rule of thumb is the lighter geese tend to chatter more, the pilgrims don't have the sheer volumn of the big geese, or chatter like the Chinas but get them excited and there is no way you could say they were quiet. Of course the size of the flock has a lot to do with noise. A mated pair is fairly quiet (what do they have to talk about?) but add a bird of either gender and the chatter doubles. etc.
     
  9. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Egyptian geese, even tho having "goose" in their name are a type of Shelduck not acctually geese.

    just thought i throw that lil tidbit of info out there.
     
  10. sianara

    sianara Chillin' With My Peeps

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