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Auctions are fun to watch and listen to when you have an animated spotter and an auctioneer with a good cadence. #countryrap #charityauction #aglife #4H #ripley4H #ripleyffa #lifeouthere #pickensauctions
Thank you @pickensauctions for bringing your skills and donating your time on a #saturdaynight


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We had an actual dinosaur sighting at the farm tonight.


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In case you missed it in my stories, the three sweet little pigs made their way out of their pen yesterday morning. Emmie came running down the hall exclaiming *all three* of them were in the front yard. WHAAA?! Oh, that’s right. Cold weather brain has me forgetting to lock gates behind me (it’s cold, I rush #farmherfail 🤦🏼‍♀️), so they pulled it open and off they went to root up the pasture! So. dumb. Every hog horror story I’ve ever heard about runaway pigs flashed through my mind and I vividly remembered the first day we had them when two of them had us on a wild piglet chase after they slipped through the hog panel squares. — Side note: 5 week old piglets are really tiny. — We’re a wide open space out here with nothing keeping these guys from taking off and this time I didn’t have adult help to corner them back in! No bueno, baby. But! This is exactly why we’ve made it a point to desensitize these guys so that they aren’t those flighty maniacs... to the degree of maybe even half believing they’re actually puppy dogs. 🤔 So, I walked back up to their pen, shook the feed can, hollered “here, pig-pigs”, and those little suckers HAULED it back into their humble little abode. All squeals and snorts. One, two, three. I locked the gate behind them, gave them all the belly scratchies, and a few extra snackies. Operation Make Pigs Easy is still currently a success, horror story avoided, and I’m still thoroughly enjoying raising these button snouts.
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That’ll do, pigs. That’ll do.


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The afternoon sun is always a little magical this time of year on the farm... The light shines through the thinning tree branches over a sepia lawn peppered with free ranging chickens. It makes us slow down and take in the view for a few extra seconds every time ☀️🐓💕✨.
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#novembersun #thebestview #farmsweetfarm #farmiswheretheheartis #freerangechickens #thesimplethings #fallonthefarm #hobbyfarm #lifeouthere #backyardchickens #layinghens #iamcountryside #backyardpoultrymag


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Nothing like a good sunset. 💕


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My girls ❤️ We have been long overdue for a girls day with NO boys😝 We woke up early and spent the morning at @magnolia . AND- y’all... we stumbled upon their Pop Up Shop sale where you could fill a bag FULL for $50😱 🙌🏼We stuffed two bags full, sat in the sunshine and ate delish food truck treats and then scooted back to Dallas for some more shopping. We were back home by 3 and what I love is we were all ready to see our boys❤️ Such a good good day!


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It’s that time of year again when things start to really heat up, there’s no water in the creeks or rivers right now but not to worry, we can go swimming in the truck! Say whaaaaaat??? Yep! We made a swimming hole with a truck tray and a tarp. Just add water 💦 Turn on the music, turn up the sunset, a six pack of cold beers....bring on more Sundays like these!! 🍻 #Sunday #summerscoming #itsgettinghotouthere #makeshiftpool #poolparty #sunset #trucks #bushliving #countrylife #aussieas #cheers #beers #thelandwelove #lifeouthere #onthefarm #cowboys #thisisliving


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My peeps 🐥🐓🐥
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Tagged by Dennita @the_red_barn_farm and Victoria @the_young_homestead to share for this week’s I #❤️myfarm. Thank you ladies for thinking of me! 😘😘 Every day, I am truly #grateful for my family’s health. *
My husband and I didn’t grow up “farming” (although we both had family that were dairy 🐄 and hog 🐖 farmers—that hooked us 😉). The motivation to create our own farm began with my daughter’s #autism diagnosis in 2014. We knew as a baby she was “sensitive” to a lot, and initially began a biomedical protocol, which included a gluten-free, dairy-free, and soy-free diet, and eliminated all toxins/additives/dyes from our household. We saw immediate changes (physically and behaviorally), and that was enough to take it next-level. When my son’s eczema completely cleared up after removing dairy from MY diet (breastfeeding ➡️ being acutely aware of what I was eating), that reinforced to me that we had control over our health in very tangible ways. His “allergic response” to multiple foods and environmental allergens has improved significantly (his blood test results would blow your mind 🤯) since we began our farm. We attribute it to him becoming “desensitized” through constant exposure 🌱🌾🍃🌼 #alittledirtneverhurt😉
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The focus on our children’s well-being also brought to light our own health issues. After suffering for years from severe #reflux, my husband’s upper endoscopy revealed Barrett’s esophagus, pre-cancerous changes in his GI tract 🙀😩. It was a huge wake-up call for him to change his dietary habits and manage his stress more effectively. After one year, he returned to the gastroenterologist to be told that his follow up endoscopy showed NO EVIDENCE of Barrett’s and only minor inflammation. REAL results...no bullsh💩t. *
We still get sick sometimes. Kid germs, yuck 👎😷🤒 But I feel more confident managing illnesses through #holistic treatments, not relying on medications. It’s a process. We are always learning/adjusting/researching and trying new things. But we’re making progress...and moving in the right direction...and for that, I’m extremely #thankful.


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We finally put down laminate over our wood coop floors! Say hello to far easier coop cleaning😆👏
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This laminate sheet was an 8x12 remnant from Home Depot. For $50, I got to put flooring in this coop AND my silkie coop. I consider that a win!😁
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Lots of welded wire fence ran for the goats today. Lots of mud too. Had some assistance from a little helper looking a little too cute in her @hunterboots. Another successful project supplied by our friends @tractorsupply!
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#lifeouthere #farm #minifarm #pygora #chickens #farmlife #tractor #tractors #eggs #growyourownfood #growyourfood #delawarechicken #bufforpington #naturalohio #justgoshoot #iamcountryside #mycountryhome #countrystilllife #backyardpoultrymag #country_features #renegade_rural #ohio


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Finding moments of joy in this bleak time. And this dude is 100% responsible. Meet my sweetest friend Jasper, the wheaten terrier. He belongs to @coffey_a and @christiandanielcoffey but they said I can steal him sometimes for overnights 😍✨🐾


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Lily cat doesn't care what you think of her bedhead. She's bold, protective and loving. If she has already left the barn when I go out for morning chores I feel half-done the rest of the day. Until she comes around again it's like I'm awaiting the arrival of the queen. #farmcat #lifeouthere #countryside #farmlife #shambalaacres


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Currently.


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The ladies are happy with this weather so they thanked us! 🥚🥚🥚


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Saturday ✨.
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We had a frost this morning, but you would never know it. Patches of green grass, a plethora of sunshine, and eggs that we were lucky enough to collect before they got covered in mud. Today we will breathe in the crisp fall air and be thankful for the little things 🐓🌿💕.
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#farmsweetfarm #saturdayonthefarm #fresheggs #colorfuleggs #freerangechickens #farmlifebestlife #lifeouthere #thankful #thesimplethings #iamcountryside #eggsofinstagram #eggstagram


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Another #❤️myfarm Saturday. This week has been rough. I'm SO glad I am off this weekend. I feel like I need a break from everything. The farm has been crazy, work has been crazy, the kids are sick, the dogs are fighting, and life just feels overwhelming.... anyone ever have one of those weeks!? 😖😩 So exhausting! But I am grateful. Grateful for these three humans right here. When life gets hard they are my rock. My husband works tirelessly to provide for us with no complaining- now that's impressive! I should probabaly make complaining less my new years resolution 🤦‍♀️😏. Anyway the week is over, and it's gonna be all right 👍. @littlestarracademy @wildoakfarms @alchemistfarm why don't you play along! Tell us why you love your farm and who you are grateful for ☺


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📸 @cupofjoelene : We’re in between rounds of new layers and the shorter days are finally taking a toll on our egg numbers, but besides my grumbling over not having seen a Marans egg in weeks, I can’t really complain. Speckled new olives from my #Joekies, my pearls, fun pastels, and all the pretty #freggles this gal’s heart can take. 😍✨


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With the first frost of the year behind us, we are ready for winter and stocked up on hay!
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#rentaruminanttexas #rentagoat #rentaruminant #rentagoattexas #targetedgrazing #goatscaping #lifeouthere


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It’s game day! Who are you rooting for?!


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Akbash brothers Huck and Sawyer meet a few of the sheep they will be guarding at their new home. #lgd #lgdsofinstagram #livestockguardiandog #sheepofinstagram #sheep #akbash #akbashofinstagram #akbashdog #lifeouthere #ranchlife


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Obligatory snow on the fence photo! It's all gone this morning, but since we've had two light dustings before Thanksgiving I'm hopeful we'll be sledding a few times this year.

There's something magical about snow. I can't put my finger on what it is, but it always instantly turns me into an excited 7 year old ❄️☃️❄️ #snowonthefarm #lifeouthere
#countrysidefences #snow #farmlife #livingmybestlife #pasturefence #instagramhomesteaders #homestead #homesweethomestead


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Winter kale. I love having fresh greens from the garden even when there’s snow on the ground.


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Apparently I needed an Instagram break this week. Do you ever need those?
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Farming can be so hard sometimes, not to mention starting any small business.
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We had tons of rain at the beginning of the week (totaling about 8 inches in two weeks 😭) and then below freezing temperatures for multiple nights. When I was stressing about how the rain and early cold weather felt never ending this week, I was reminded that Louisiana gets more annual rain fall than any state but Hawaii. 😳 I feel like I need to wear that like a badge of honor — how are we even raising this many healthy animals on pasture and woods when we have 65 inches of rain coming down every year and a super high water table?
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Pigs are our main enterprise and as anyone who raises pigs knows, they will root mud wallows in a matter of hours. When there’s tons of rain, no matter how often you move them and/or give them bedding, you’re often dealing with slop fest. 🤷🏼‍♀️
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So we went through a lot of bedding for the piggies and hay for the goats and cattle, but we made it through to sunny skies.
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And the one group of farm animals that love the rain, even when it’s cold? The ducks of course.
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#flockofducks #flock #myflock #duckies #ducks #khakicampbell #khakicampbells #farmlife #farm365 #realtalk #smallbusiness #rotationalgrazing #pasturedpoultry #pasturedducks #waterfowl #ducksofinstagram #pasturedeggs #duckeggs #duck #farm #backyardpoultrymag #sustainablefarming #regenerativeagriculture #country_features #iamcountryside #lifeouthere #countrylife #countrysideandfarmlife #raw_country #trb_rural


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My minions. ❤️


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The cutest snow 🦉 in the flock 💕#happysaturday


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Penguin 🐧 or ᴾᵁᴸᴸᴱᵀ ? 🐔🧐❤️ #farmlife #firstsnow #beauty


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This Wyandotte aggressively disapproves of me taking photographs of her.


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