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The Farm rescues and provides sanctuary for abused, neglected, and abandoned animals. 


At The Farm, animals learn to trust again and have a chance to thrive and live out their lives in peace, comfort, dignity, and love.

Featured Rescue



Our beautiful Ringo came to the Farm in 2020. Unfortunately prior to coming to the Farm, Ringo lost his left front leg. We do not know much about his history but he is super sweet.  He can move about quite well. He lives with our two little girl goats, Luna and Meesha.


Volunteer and Donate


 The Farm welcomes caring, dedicated donors and volunteers.

If you love animals and want to be a part of a more compassionate world, then come and volunteer at the Farm. We are looking for help in the following areas:

  • Stall cleaning

  • Pasture cleaning

  • General upkeep and maintenance tasks

  • Animal care and grooming

  • Fundraising and event support



We accept donations via:

Paypal (see button at top of page)

Venmo -The Farm at Oatland North

Personal check- The Farm, 70 Cannon's Point Road, Saint Simons Island, Ga 31522

Visit the Farm during Open House, most Sundays 2p-4p or by appointment. 

Guidelines for Visiting the Farm

We hope you enjoy visiting the Farm. Our animals come from many different backgrounds. For their safety and yours, please observe the  following rules.


*Visit at your own risk. Animals will nibble on fingers, clothes and belongings.

*Adults are responsible for supervising their children at all times.

*Do not open gates or enter animal enclosures.

*Do not climb on gates, fences, or equipment.

*Do not put your hands through the fences.

*Do not chase, hit, yell at or be unkind to any animal.

*Do not pick up any animal.

*Do not feed any animal unless approved by a Farm volunteer .

*No smoking or vaping.

*Shoes are required.

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About Us



The Farm at Oatland North is an animal sanctuary located on the north end of St. Simons Island.  In the 1700's the land was known as Oatland Plantation.  Doug Taylor, Barbara Hasell Murrah's grandfather, purchased the property in the 1940's. Barbara and her husband, Bascom, returned to the Island over a dozen years ago and began the farm with her horse, Lightning.  They were soon joined by their daughter, 

Natalie, who brought 2 cows with her, Amanda and Panda.  

The family farm continued to grow as the farm adopted retired, unwanted, abused, and abandoned animals. The Farm was primarily funded by the Murrah family and in 2012 it was incorporated and became a 501 c(3) not for profit charity.  Sadly, Barbara lost her brief battle with cancer in July 2013.  With the help of the Murrah family, dedicated volunteers, and friends, the Farm continues to provide sanctuary for animals.

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Animal Sponsorships

Horses $200/month

Donkeys $50/month

Goats $25/months

Pigs $25/month

Cats $15/month

Call for more information.


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