I have 12 chickens and I'm thinking about getting 2 or 3 female pekin ducks. Ive never had ducks before but really want some. Their sleeping incloser is pretty big as well as their cage, but the pond is outside the coop. Everyday I let my chickens out of their coop to explore the garden and they always return. I'm just wonderong.. Is pekin the best breed? If not what is? Is it ok that the pond is outside the coop and if yes, will the ducks return at night? what age do the ducks have to be before I don't have to supervise them around the pond? And last how long should I separate the ducks from the chickens before their introduced? Please help!