I came on here last year and learned everything I needed to know about chickens, and we've had our girls for 8 months now. However, a neighbor heard them one day and reported us so we have to get rid of them. We would love to continue getting our own eggs and were thinking we might be able to get ducks and then just not tell anyone we have them and hope for the best (we have a 6 foot high fence and a covered coop/run). So, a quiet breed is best (though we do have wild neighborhood ducks that everyone loves) and dh really wants muscovy because he read that they don't quack. How different is raising ducks versus chickens? Is there an overview somewhere? We live in Utah so the winters can get cold; can ducks, particularly muscovy or other really quiet breeds, handle it no problem or is there something specific we need to do? Thanks for your help, I'm so sad to say goodbye to my girls!