One of the little free range ducks has "outsmarted" the crows and moved her nest into the leaves on the edge of the woods. I guess today I will be gathering, nest, eggs, and one broody duck to put in a safe place for 26-28 days. Hopefully she will remain dutiful and continue to sit on her eggs, but if not, I have an incubaMother ducks are very vulnerable to raccoons and other nasty critters that go bump in the night.
What do we have here?
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Kelley Creek Farms is a small (micro really) hobby farm located in Central Alabama 30 minutes south of Birmingham. We raise heritage and rare waterfowl and poultry along with a myriad of other creatures that give the farm its life. In addition to the birds, we raise heirloom tomatoes and vegetables.
Each day is different and brings a new set of adventures. Some make you laugh and some make you cry. Some are just plain frustrating. But we persevere knowing that tomorrow's set of problems will be completely different than today. Still figuring all this out ....one day at a time and striving for a more sustainable way of life.