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.
Building a Chicken Coop - Brilliant feed bin idea. No scrapping around or wasted feed on the floor. And the feed stays dry in the rain. Building a chicken coop does not have to be tricky nor does it have to set you back a ton of scratch.