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I Grew Up On a Farm

A little nostalgia for the childhood farm... 187 People

    Yep, and sometimes I had to help sows give

    birth to pigs if one got stuck. It was hilarious trying to watch my then boyfriend try to scoop up pig cleanings with a shovel and I just came over and picked it up with my hand. :P Hey, I can shower afterward.. and believe me, I did. Sometimes I would be covered in pig poo from...
    brittanys13 brittanys13 22-25, F a week ago

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    Want to Go Back....

       I lived on a farm till I was 20. I have lived near the city ever since. I am so much looking for a way to get back to the country and would love to have my own little farm. Don't get me wrong, I have no plans to be up milking cows or growing 100's of acres of grian...
    Percheron Percheron 41-45, M Apr 27, 2008

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    We Had a Farm and So Did My Grandmother

    Even though my childhood was difficult... I loved it. I love my brothers and sisters and cousins with all my heart. Even though I have been hurt by some of them, I would never change the past. We had dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, ducks and an emu... wow I...
    melymedina melymedina 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2008

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    Farm Life

    Up until I was the age of nine I lived on a farm. My grandfather owns a small farm about ten acres. He had goats,cows,pigs,chickens,peacocks and dogs. I would see him AND hear him all the time every morning doing some kind of work around the house whether it was plowing the...
    Daphney1001 Daphney1001 18-21, M Feb 2, 2012

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    Grew Up On A Farm

    remember when i was young we was on a farm!! mainly sheep and arable, my dad was the farm worker and enjoyed spending my spare time with him and thinking hey i want to be like you!!! So i did i ended up farming all around the uk and then took me to new zealand and i love...
    tea76 tea76 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2010

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    I Wrote The Book, I GREW UP ON A FARM

    When ever I present my book, " I Grew Up On A Farm" at farm events and schools, people always share their wonderful farm memories with me.  My book seems to trigger story telling about growing up on a farm or visiting an uncle's farm when people were kids.  I feel good...
    farmbook1 farmbook1 61-65 Sep 27, 2010

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    Yes i grew up on my grandparent farm,

    ,, I guess you say I have it in my blood,,,Yes i have Four hundred and Fifty acre here ,, about two hundred acre is pasture land for the cattle i have here,,, Seven Five acre we have a garden to sell are vegetable, at the store , Dad and mom own, rest the land is in timber,,, i...
    pullupgirl103 pullupgirl103 31-35, F May 8

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    Moooo

    I grew up on a dairy farm and had learned how to care for animals and all the responsibilities that come along with that.  I have so many funny memories during that time and it helped make me who I am today.  Although I would never do it again,  as an adult...LOL...
    Blitzsgirl Blitzsgirl 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2008

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    Growing up on a farm was great,

    as a kid I could let my mind roam free and I could always entertain myself, as I got older I became for lack of a better term socially awkward. It gets pretty lonely living on a farm but I wouldn't trade it for anything.
    Atma333 Atma333 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    We Raised Horses.

    So I guess it was so much of a 'farm', being that we only had one kinda animal.  When I was younger my mother gave me a sheep though.  That stupid thing used to torture me.  It used to find me wherever I was on the farm and just start head butting me like crazy...
    intothewoods intothewoods 26-30 2 Responses Aug 20, 2008

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    Spent Sometime On A Farm

    I spent half my childhood on a farm and half in the city. Started out in the city but then later it was to My Aunts Farm and then back to the city. Then later to a farm again. Then back to the city. Then my mom married a guy named harvey and they started a small farm in...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Nov 12, 2011

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    And Have Never Regreted It

    Yes it was hard,dirty and do without till u could aford better,but the lesson learned shaped my life and still do to this day. it was on a crop-livestock farm in the heart of Missouri with a lot of coustom work to make ends meet. Farmed on my own for a while but bad luck closed...
    geneo geneo 46-50, M Sep 16, 2012

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    When we were kids we used to play in this small

    1 acre woodland/rubbish tip. It was completely surrounded by a rough council estate but was unknown to the bad kids. We used to spend every summer there building various dens and cutting back the brambles, we found hidden away in the undergrowth some stone foundations and a...
    harveyshideout harveyshideout 31-35, M 5 Responses Jan 1

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    Our Home

    It wasn't a big working farm just our own little small holding, we had chickens, ducks, turkeys, a horse and pigs. It was the most amazing childhood a child could have!
    pitstopbunny pitstopbunny 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2008

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    " I'm a Little Bit Country"

     I grew up on a farm. When I was younger. I didn't like not being able to take a bus, watch cable TV, have sidewalks and street lights, night clubs, The list was endless in those days! Now I miss the crickets and bull frogs at night. The farm animals in the distance...
    akaaka akaaka 36-40 1 Response Jun 11, 2008

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    I'll Go Back To Farm Life One Day

    We had goats, horses, chickens, peacocks, and dogs.  At a few points, we threw in some ducks, turkeys, and pheasants--and wild cottontails.  We had our dad catch a couple wild ones and they were PISSED.  They squealed like none other. We used to ride our f**kin...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 19, 2010

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    Today On My Ranch

    Today was very interesting for me. As a girl growing up on our family's ranch in Texas, there are some early morning chores me and my siblings take care of. Lynsey (10) and me (13) woke up at 4 am to herd the cattle. Normally, this is Luke's (15) job, but right now, he is...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F Apr 4, 2013

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    It's all I know to do

    if I was to leave I would go crazzy
    Farmboy0 Farmboy0 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    My Family'S Ranch

    My family owns a ranch. Luke (15), me (13), Lynsey (10), james (8) and Jackie (3) are very happy here. I grew up on this farm, just like the rest of my siblings. Even my ma grew up here! my pa grew up on a farm as well. my gradmother lives with us as well. Luke, Lynsey, and i...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2013

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    I remember being the kid

    who would wake up at 6:00 am, and watch the beautiful sunrise in summer. You could hear the tractor, smell granny's biscuits, and run in the fields. At nights, you can hear the frogs singing their summer night lullaby.
    nerdybabe nerdybabe 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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    I Despair of Meeting My Goal.

    With so few people on Experience Project who have even grown up on a farm, how can I meet my goal of finally finding someone like myself?  I doubt it's possible.  I've found only one person in my life, but I can't access her anymore.  And she didn't even grow up on...
    FeloniSSSalt FeloniSSSalt 66-70 5 Responses May 9, 2009

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    Farming

    My parents owned dairy cattle, sold goats, and grew strawberries in the spring. And then I was born, and the animal farm started falling apart. Cows and goats were sold, but my ma was able to hold onto the horse she owned. She taught my brother and I how to ride western and...
    Shayndel Shayndel 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 14, 2008

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    Mornings In the Spring

    We used to have a lot of fun on the farm. Sold fishing worms to the store in town, and went fishing at the creek. Used to pick the corn when it was little, and eat it raw. Sweetest corn I ever had until the new variety Peaches and Cream hit the stores. Used to pick apples off the...
    coloco coloco 61-65, M 2 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    I Grew Up On One, And Still Live On It.

    I am one who HATES city life with a passion.  For me personally, there's just nothing there, and way too many people.  You can't meander around looking at the sky or spot a tiny flower or insect or watch the clouds go by: it's go, go, go in the city.  You can...
    WildRoseBeef WildRoseBeef 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    What are farmers like? I've never really met one. I was a little surprised that Chris Soules on the Bachelor is a farmer. Like, daauhhmn. I want me a farmer like that, who knows...
    purpleribbongirl purpleribbongirl 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Well any one that knows me knows I'm a huge L.P.B.W fan (little people big world for the lame) I was finally able to go to roloff farms to the pumpkin patch for a meet and greet...
    mcfartcloud mcfartcloud 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    Say What? I've got dirt stained nails Mulch in my boots Bug bites and weed rashes A sore body Feathers in my hair Dog hair on my shirt Compost on my pants And the classic farmers...
    RosaElaPilarGoens RosaElaPilarGoens 18-21, F Jul 16

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    I think they're so cool, I want to visit a farm and it would be pretty cool to have one of my own :)
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jul 16

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    I live in one of Norway's biggest cities, where I own my apartment, go to work in dresses an high Heels. And I like it. Each holidays though, you wold find me with hay in my...
    Kirsebaera Kirsebaera 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I live beside a really big barn in the country side and one day I want to turn it into a huge cool converted farm house ,I think it's a pretty cool idea . Only problem is ,so does...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    The produce is inexpensive and delicious. I remember being amazed at the different types of garlic such as "pink" and "silver" and each with a distinctive flavor. In my new home...
    starflower1 starflower1 26-30, F Jul 21

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    Like Old Farm Houses ................
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M a week ago

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    Want to Live On a Farm.............
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M a week ago

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    In a fattening farm, I'd like to hear what people would want to be able to do in it. What would you want to be able to do in it? I'm not really looking for "to get really fat" or...
    jeff002 jeff002 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I grew up in a small town of white racist people and I don't fit in! I want to get out of here and run away with my black boyfriend! 💞 can't wait!!!
    TattoosAndBoose TattoosAndBoose 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I grew up in a nudist family back in the 1970s. We all enjoyed skinny dipping, nude sunbathing, nude picnics, nude birthday parties, and had so much more fun with the family in...
    bustywifeinbikini bustywifeinbikini 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    The town I grew up in made me who I am today and I want to die because of it. People there were unfriendly and rude, I once fell off my scooter and I was on the floor crying and a...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jul 20

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    I was born into this 'religion.' They don't like independent thought, blood transfusions, holidays, or college. My mother was stuck on me attending. I was typical. Baptized at 14...
    WhoAmI613 WhoAmI613 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Grew up Jehovah's Witness...baptized when I was 14. Pushed into it. Dad was an elder...good guy but easily pushed around. My mother is a hypocrite. Lost my babies over that...
    Babydoll9294 Babydoll9294 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    This is just a fantasy of mine of course but hey I'd like to ride Fire-Breathing Dragons too. I don't think either dream will be coming true very soon ; )
    MikjallFimbultyr MikjallFimbultyr 36-40, M Jul 18

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    Hard work with loads of adventures!!! That's a lot of dusting!!!!
    yogi84 yogi84 26-30, F Jul 19

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    We have 4 different ones where I live and they are incredible. BIG SHOUT OUT TO ALIBABA HUMMUS! Lol
    thatgirlkay thatgirlkay 22-25, F Jul 22

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    I'm a borderline. I really struggle with knowing who I am. I'm constantly lost in this 'searching' for myself. I rarely feel satisfaction. I recently lost my place on a therapeutic...
    FannyAnnDee FannyAnnDee 31-35, F Jul 1

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    What has caused me to be a victim of bullying? What traits do I possess that make me reluctant to be a victim? Some may see them as flaws but I'm not sure that is the truth. Just...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F Jul 2

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    Donated my fireworks to a random family with 4 small kids. Made their day.
    Meagaroni18 Meagaroni18 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Sometimes i think if him walking out on us when i was kid has anything to so with me dating the wrong men.
    bittersweetsourandsalty bittersweetsourandsalty 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    So my father came camping to the area I live. Drove 12 hours for it. I got to visit him, with my siblings. It's been 13 years or so since he moved out. I'm glad I visited him. It...
    JustThat6irl JustThat6irl 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I am watching zapped....the movie😊😉
    darecassy darecassy 13-15, F Jul 11

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    Lived in Sweden until I finished high school. Left for college and never looked back.
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F Jul 11

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    I found this video of the recording sessions for In God We Trust Inc. by dead kennedys. enjoy:
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 3 Responses Jul 14