In answer to your question about where to keep the animals.( This is the inner pasture)
Have you heard of Church's Chicken? Well, I call this my "chicken church"--yep, that is my chicken coop!!
I have to reveal to you what has happened to my chickens---- Some of them are muppets!
I was asked where to house the ducks.
This is our duck house/yard.(still not complete). There are 3 stalls underneath, and the kids and I made this by ourselves. Yes, seriously, it was simple.We also added a kiddie pool pond, but we took it back out to make a drain(from pvc pipe).If you think you can't do it, trust me, you can_If you want further instructions, let me know!!!!