Super noisy quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by jessyfromdenver, Aug 31, 2014.

  1. jessyfromdenver

    jessyfromdenver In the Brooder

    Dec 15, 2012
    Thornton CO
    We got our first quail flock this summer. We chose them because they would be quiet and our neighbors wouldn't likely notice them, so no complaints to the HOA. Well, wouldn't you know it, we had a super noisy roo. He just continuously crowed all morning long, from sun rise on, and it's loud enough to hear with our windows closed, which means our neighbors can probably hear too. We isolated the offender and harvested him yesterday. But now a new one has taken his place! What's the deal? I thought these were supposed to be quiet?
  2. Dragons4u

    Dragons4u Songster

    Mar 8, 2014
    The roos like to call if they are stressed, want something, or just to do it. If you don't want complaints, harvest any males that crow. My current male, a speckled Italian, doesn't ever crow....To the point I was thinking he was actually a male, but then saw him mounting my females.

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