I was thinking of getting some ducks, both for garden pest control and for eggs. heres my situation: I have neighbors near by who have kinda noisy dogs (only when they first see people after a couple minutes they calm down I think the poor things are just lonly and bored) and I'm on the corner lot, its not a busy road but loud trucks do go by now and then and there is a sidewalk seperating the yard from the road. The yard, is by the way, HUGE. its the second largest in the city limits so theres plenty of room for a little flock of ducks to waddle around comfortably and yes, we are aloud to have them. I did a little reading up, but I though hearing about peoples personal experiences might help with these questions too: I hear ducks are easier to keep than chicken, somewhat healthier in general, and are less destructive to yards/grass, is this true? I was thinking of getting Cayuga or Muscovy, are these: good egg layers? calm? friendly? I know muscovy are quackless they hiss or trill/squeak instead but how about cayuga? I heard they were pretty quiet. good foragers? will they help with garden pest control? will a kiddy pool be sufficient water space? which does better with cold weather? I live in wisconsin so... yeah. I hear muscovy fly a lot so I'd be clipping their wings for their saftey, how about cayuga? what is a good size house for 4 ducks of either breed? would I maybe be able to keep both together at the same time/in the same house at night? like maybe two of each or two of each?