"Quietest" roo??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by gabby3535, Nov 24, 2008.

  1. gabby3535

    gabby3535 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Does anyone have an opinion and/or experiences with crowing roosters, and what breed might crow the softest?
     
  2. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    Oklahoma
    Well...I've noticed that males without a head make the quietest birds.

    Anyway...I know which breed for you to NOT get. Any type of Longcrower. My bantam D'Uccle crowed ALL day. My Langshan cockerel hasn't crowed once...and he's 6 months old...
     
  3. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    If you want a bird that doesn't crow much, get a heavier breed.

    If you want a bird whose crow is quieter, get a serama.
     
  4. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    quietest other than a culled one,lol is a caponed one. u remove the man parts he has no reason to crow.

    other than that a serama my boys crow 1/3 the loudness of any of the other breeds i have ever bred or raised.
     
  5. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    My Silkie roo's are quiet Never can hear them in the house.
     
  6. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

    Feb 20, 2007
    Shepherd, Texas
    Quote:A Serama roo isn't a guarantee. None of mine have ever been quiet, just higher pitched and shrilly. [​IMG]
     
  7. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    Quote:A Serama roo isn't a guarantee. None of mine have ever been quiet, just higher pitched and shrilly. [​IMG]

    Their crow is a little quieter because they're smaller, it's probably better than my sumatra's crows.
     
  8. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    I had australorp/EE cross roosters. They were BIG boys, and boy they crowed a LOT. All day and all night. They were large breed, but not quiet.

    My silver-spangled hamburg rooster so far is fairly quiet, but that could be because the polish rooster is more dominant of the two.

    I've got a brooder full of month-old BR cockerels, and they're not crowing yet, but boy do they peep loud all day long. I bet they're not going to be quiet adults!
     
  9. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

    Feb 20, 2007
    Shepherd, Texas
    Quote:A Serama roo isn't a guarantee. None of mine have ever been quiet, just higher pitched and shrilly. [​IMG]

    Their crow is a little quieter because they're smaller, it's probably better than my sumatra's crows.

    They may be a fraction quieter because of their size, but not what I would call "quiet". My littlest guy can still make my ears hurt closed up in the shed with him. I'd hate to be closed up in the shed with my Jersey when he belted one out!!![​IMG]
     
  10. oparea

    oparea Out Of The Brooder

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    Saint Marys, GA
    Quote:Same here mine only crows for about 10 minutes at about 7 in the morn.
     

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