Building A Chicken Coop - Build a Chunnel. Keep in mind there is more then one right way to do anything. - Building a chicken coop does not have to be tricky nor does it have to set you back a ton of scratch.
Apparently ducks are very hardy and require little care. Also, they are foragers - little feed required, natural pest control, do not tear up ground, eat a more diverse assortment of food. Can survive in colder weather & warmer weather.