Why own DUCKS? they very hardy, it's common for all ducklings in a litter to survive to adulthood. Require little care, very few illnesses, are larger than chickens (more meat). 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.- Down is useful for many things.
Egyptian Geese, Alopochen Aegyptiacus, Flying over Pen Ponds in Richmond Park in Autumn