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I Grew Up On a Farm

A little nostalgia for the childhood farm... 220 People

    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, 2014

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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 13-15, F Apr 4, 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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    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 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 23, 2014

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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 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2013

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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'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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    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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    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 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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    I'm so lucky to have been brought up on

    such a beautiful farm. 🌸
    billiewills billiewills 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 17

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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 come from a long line of farmers

    and would have been a 4th generation Dairy Farmer had we not gotten out of the business. But I plan on going back in.
    UniqueDLP UniqueDLP 26-30, M Apr 19

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    I'm from upstate ny, anyone ever heard call

    farms? Or my t acres? Both my family farms:)
    awallac5 awallac5 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 7

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    It was the farm that my ancestors got

    when they first arrived in New Zealand around 1850. I was the fifth generation of my family to grow up on that farm. It was a wonderful childhood; I can't imagine any better way to grow up. I had a herd of angora goats as pets and hundreds of acres of space to explore. My...
    NZArmano NZArmano 36-40, F Sep 29, 2014

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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, T 5 Responses Jan 1, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    The first time I went to a llama farm I fell in

    love. His name is Carl, talk about love at first sight. Carl and I are married now and live on my llama farm. Yes, Carl is a llama and wears hats. Do you think this is strange? I don't, I never doubt our love and you guys shouldn't either.
    llamalover101 llamalover101 16-17, F Oct 1, 2014

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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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    An old farmers prayer. Father of frontier I am thankful. ...for the bountiful harvests you bring, by way of dawns early light and first kiss of dew with it's mist and melody...
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    I just noticed my tonsil grew back and my parents don't believe me. They think I'm making it up, even though you can see them now. I hate my life so much.
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    I'm one of eleven children,I'm number ten. My father passed away when I was four.My mother never remarried and she was a house wife she never worked she raised all her children...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Eh, those evenings with my older sister's NES console... :') Grew up playing and watching her play Mario (not only Bros, but also Super Mario 64 on N64), Castelvania, Lode Runner...
    martacold martacold 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Grew up?? Cariño, I still play Mario Bros!
    GoodAsDeadMasterOfDeath GoodAsDeadMasterOfDeath 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 17

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    Sometimes Patience... So very strong headed and full of heart. Heart for the land, for the life, for a mans sense of pride, and of wonders and visions accomplished...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 8 hrs ago

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    Just sayin.... Road frontage 😂
    MisssDizzy MisssDizzy 18-21, F Apr 5

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    I don't like it one bit :(
    epsarah94 epsarah94 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    But when did business care For something other than profit.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 13

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    This is my favorite Sunday activity. I wish ours would open up already. C'mon already. Let's get the season started. It should be time for young asparagus, peas, ramps...
    llevame llevame 41-45, F Apr 19

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    And it suuccckkkkssss... The evil cattle, I tell them stop saying YAH! stupid cows HEY! stop yelling I say. And I gingerly ask them to move and BAM! instant response Do you like...
    Pride49 Pride49 22-25, M a week ago

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    ​I love that the pigs are not raised in pens, they roam free and are under no stress. They don't get shipped to a slaughter house either. The animal is treated very humane:)
    JennyTom JennyTom 36-40, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I can't remember my father and going on what I know, I don't think I want too. My uncle has always been my father as well as my uncle. He's an amazing understanding guy and I love...
    RJH16 RJH16 16-17, M Mar 30

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    Growing up in violence.. I remember.. And still have nightmares.. I was very little.. And my small hand.. Was burned on the stove .. All skin of the palm was stuck...
    Kardia Kardia 36-40 2 Responses Mar 31

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    One of the hardest things growing up SDA. I know there are worse religions but for me this ruined me made me the sad, closed, unhappy person I am today. So many things I wanted to...
    LonelyGirlLea LonelyGirlLea 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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