I now want to get some ducks. At this point I'm leaning towards either: Pekin, Buff Orpington, or Rouen When I bought my chickens, I bought them as adults, but with my ducks, I'd like to start with a chick. I'm not so comfortable with hatching them, so any sources of where to buy duck chicks that don't have minimums would be helpful. I'm only interested in getting 2 or 3.. maybe 4 since their shelter don't need to be as big as the chickens. If I understand this correctly, Pekin and Rouen are flightless.. is this correct? If so, then it would be my choice to go with either of these rather than risk flight and loss as I do not wish to keep them cooped. If I build my ducks a nice shelter and they have a nice little pond, will they stay around or will they want to wander and disappear? What kind of preparations do I need to make for winter care? Is it similar to chickens, as in no heat needed? How big of a shelter do I need for say 4 ducks? My chicken coop I can walk into, but don't think I'm ready to build something that big for the ducks, so is a smaller rectangle box like shelter sufficient where I could just open it from a hinged roof, and allow them free range and lock them in at night?