65 Cute Farm Animals That Will Make Your Day
The cute animals will make you want to pack your bags and head out to the country.
The cutest farm animals
Farms are one of the best places to find adorable and happy animals. If you’ve ever visited a farm you’ve most likely seen some cute bunnies, cute alpacas, cute pigs, and cute goats. Aren’t their funny faces just too much to handle?! We’ve gathered some of the most charming (and sometimes funny) pictures of farm animals that you’re sure to enjoy.
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This unlikely pair of pets are actually best friends, according to their human family, the Parkers. “We let Lucy outside temporarily on her dog run for her safety and Amos always comes running, actually waddling, for their playtime,” they told Reader’s Digest. We bet that’s a funny sight!
Blu McMullin doesn’t mind a bit when the chickens hop onto his hat. His mom, Beverly, says animals make Blu’s world a happy place. Don’t miss these adorable pictures of farm life—they’ll make you want to move to one!
“I gave my best friend Ace a mint just before taking a selfie with him. Just as I clicked the camera, he made this face all on his own,” says Stacy Booth. If you like these cute farm animals you need to see these funny animal pictures.
“This is my steer, Earl. He is just basically a big baby, that weighs a ton. Earl enjoys eating, sleeping and attention,” says Madeline Gabel. These cute animals look nothing like their baby pictures.
“My miniature goat kids, Leo and Jude, were born in January of this year. I got them a playhouse and they play in it all the time,” says Janeka Ausmus. Trust us, you need these adorable animal pictures in your life.
Family nap time
“After a morning of destroying the house, Ranger the Great Pyrenees, Miles the Mini Pig, Honey the Shih Tzu, and Liam the calico cat needed to take a much needed nap,” says Marie Rood. These funny photos will crack you up.
“My daughter Autumn holds our beloved chickens. These friendly family members love to bounce on the trampoline with her during their ‘backyard free time,’” says Cally Gustafson. These facts (and pictures!) prove that penguins are the most adorable animals.
It’s the most bunny-ful time of the year
“Leo loves to hang out with the Ladies (chickens). Today he had something really exciting to tell them about something they had never experienced before….CHRISTMAS!!” says Alyssa Sanelli. Check out these happy pictures to brighten any day.
“Spud, the goat, will eat just about anything our two-year-old daughter, Mya, tries to put in his mouth, including this small sour apple from the apple tree,” says Aubrey Valentin. These pictures of baby animals will melt your heart.
Sharing a hee-haw
“My 7 year old daughter, Izzy, immediately made friends with Jack the donkey (Captain Jack). She loves to feed him apples and scratch his ears and face. Each time we pull into our drive past our little farmhouse towards the barn, Jack runs to greet Izzy,” says Michael Lawing. These animals can walk just minutes after they’re born!
“Raising bottle calves is the best experience I have ever had. This bull calf likes to have fun and make me laugh,” says Austin Foth.
“Taz the Rottweiler and Amber the horse greet each other every morning!” says Catherine Angelopoulos. Can you guess these animals based on their footprints?
We are family
“Mom and her two babies are inseparable!! They eat together, sleep together, play together. If one is there, the others are soon to follow. I had no idea goats had such strong family bonds,” says Madge Fleece. Goats are one of the cute farm animals that are fairly normal, but these are the weirdest animals found around the world.
Three little pigs
“Hocus, Pocus, and Focus live on my cousin’s farm,” says Nancy Chocker.
The new collection
“Buddy and Mimi showing off their latest in winter fashion,” says Kathie Beeson. See if you can spot the animals camouflaged in these photos.
“There’s nothing better than a pet chicken who enjoys everything you allow her to try! My son pulling her on his sled sure made this holiday season memorable,” says Erin Langsdorf.
Alpaca your bags!
“Little Dood, the alpaca, was born premature, and lived in the house with me for two months while I bottle fed him. Sally, the cat, wasn’t so sure he liked this arrangement!” says Stacy Stahl. You can make these hilarious pet portraits for your own pet!
These pals are called Jack Jack and Stuffy, and they’ve been friends since birth. “These two love to chase each other, and saw snow for the very first time together,” says Jeannie Konecne. These are the silliest animal names.
“We had just placed a new round bale of hay outside for our horse Wrangler. As she eats, she makes a circle in the hay and will put her head inside to get another bite. When she pulled her head out, she looked so cute and funny,” says Candace Asbury.
They have an appointment
Gizmo the cat and Quackers the duck love nothing better than a good game together. “Play mates waiting to get in,” explains Carol Kiser. These cat memes will make you laugh every time.
Nail polish pecker
“I love how candid and fun this photo is. The chicken wanted to peck her bright blue fingernails,” says Crystal Lawrence.
Roosters have more fun
“Rod was aptly named after Rod Stewart because of his ‘Hairdo’ and fancy coat. He would strut around all day crowing while the hens followed,” says Michael Tringali. Rod would fit right in with the world’s most colorful animals.
Nose to nose
“Our dog and our longhorn cattle love each other and are always kissing noses through the fence,” says Lonnie Bane. These are the most strikingly beautiful animal photos.
Really big hummingbirds
“Well, it looks like I put the bird feeder a little close to the fence. The cows thought they would just help themselves to a little snack,” says Sheila Babin.
“Josie is a regular at the hen house as we feed every morning and harvest eggs every evening. She likes to peek in and see how the girls and Einstein are doing,” says Kelli Proehl. These dog puns might give you… paws.
“Penny Lou is a mini piglet that loves food with a passion. She doesn’t want to share the picnic lunch with any of us, but we still love her and she makes us smile,” says Britney Denman.
“When horses taste something they don’t like, they’ll put their lips up and look like they’re laughing. Our grandson decided to make a face like Midnight’s after she received a dose of medicine, and I was able to catch this spontaneous and hilarious moment,” says Evelyn Rogers. We bet even a horse would whinny at these horse puns.
Pups and chicks
“Bandit was just a young pup, we had baby biddies all over the place but he wouldn’t harm a feather on any of them!” says Susan Fee. These pictures of tiny animals will melt your heart.
The flying goat
“This is one of my favorite pictures of one of my favorite goats, Charlie. I think his airplane ears are so unique, and I also love how this picture captures his friendly, bold personality,” says Allison Geshinsky.
Like herding chicks
“Oscar is the best babysitter! He watches the baby chicks to be sure they are safe and loves to spend time with them!” says Barb Betts. Oscar joins the ranks of cats working from home.
Neigh neigh boo boo
“While in Newport, Rhode Island, for a weekend we pulled over so I could take some photos of the horses. Little did I know that this horse didn’t like its photo taken and stuck its tongue out at me,” says April Surprenant.
Babysitting the kids
“Our livestock guardian dog, Theodore, was patient while these triplets played ring around the rosy with him! He laid there for quite a while and let them play with his tail and jump all over him,” says Becky Wofford. Check out these adorable photos of puppies playing in leaves.
You got something right there
“We have an eclectic funny farm mix of animals. Seeing them all interact is fun. This particular moment caught my eye on one foggy morning, as our longhorn was helping lick the face of one of our white mixed breed steers,” says Candice Estep.
We’re laughing with you
“Noah and Huck are two of the horses at Freedom Ride in Orlando, where I have volunteered for almost 10 years. These two are together in the pasture- always! They are best buds. They wait for each other at the gate, graze side by side and share a laugh, usually at the humans’ expense!” says Laurie Hiemenz. Those horses might be laughing at these funny monkey pictures.
Hello up there
“This photo of my youngest daughter, Anna, brings back so many happy memories of raising hens and chicks when our home-schooling science projects became pets,” says Crystal Hunter.
“Jacob was so excited the first day he met our two-week-old baby goat, Henry. The little goat kid jumped into his wheelbarrow. Of course, the ride didn’t last long, as baby goats don’t sit still very long,” says Karen Dubose. These adorable animals can sleep anywhere.
“We picked up our young calf, Brutus, in the spring of 2020 and found ourselves also bringing home his barn buddy, Copper. Here they are settling into their new home with us,” says Allison Smith.
Truck cab companion
“We bought this Jersey calf in the wintertime. It was too cold to haul it in the back of the truck so, of course, he got to ride in the front cab where it was nice and warm,” says Lorianne Ende. These pictures of wet dogs will make you smile.
Every day is hump day
“They sniffed noses, and this camel was making a throaty noise and started giving Copper slobbery kisses on his nose. Now, whenever they see each other, they have a conversation and give slobbery kisses and nuzzle each other, the best of friends!” says Denise Bowman. If you’re loving these cute farm animals, you’ll also love these cute puppy pictures.
Caught the bouquet
“I was taking photos by a pasture near my parents’ home in honor of their 42nd wedding anniversary. Just as I was about to take a photo, one of the neighbor’s cows wandered over and started eating the bouquet! I love the look of delight and surprise on my mother’s face, while my dad doesn’t realize what’s happening,” says Crystal Kupper.
“My dog, Bella, is a very gentle, laid-back family companion. As with most Labs, she loves to play. Her favorite toy is an old frying pan,” says Melanie Harvey. These pictures of corgis are so cute, they’ll make you want one!
Ruff day? Ewe don’t know the half of it!
“Some friends at our barn where I have horses brought along this cute newborn lamb that got rejected by his mother. My Belgian Shepard, who is a lover of all creatures, sensed the need for comfort and warmth and was eager to comply,” says Marion Buehler.
Stop it, Mom!
Aile is a beautiful Scottish Highlander calf with a Gaelic name that means fire. She was born on a gorgeous February day,” says Amy Finnegan. If you want more laughs, check out these adorably funny cat and dog photos.
“These two are best buds! If you see one you see the other,” says Brande Watson. From super cute pigs to adorable pugs, these pictures will make you smile.
“We have never had such close-knit cows and cats as this group of snuggle buddies. When there is a chill outside, they find a friend to warm up with,” says Brenda Kelly.
My favorite hat
“This is Dallas, our newest member of the family. She is a sweetheart and will let you do anything with her as long as she gets a carrot,” says Catherine Beall. These bird puns will quack you up.
“I feel like this draft horse is saying, ‘Come on, showtime’s over. Get all this stuff off of me,” says Donna Wilson.
What big ears you have
“This little sweetie holds a special place in my heart! I’m so proud to have another Brahman addition to our farm,” says Farrah Hargett. You won’t be able to stop laughing at these funny animal memes.
“My barn buddies are Julia, Frizty, and Puff. They wait every morning by the barn and when they see me, they all come running to be petted. The cats then wait patiently until the chores are all done, then escort me back to the house,” says Janell Westerman.
Watch me neigh neigh
“Some friends had five mule colts born in late spring and early summer. Many times, I drive by to try and catch them being playful,” says Jean Owens. Farm animals are pretty common, but here is the strangest animal found in each state.
“I adore this photo taken of my eldest daughter with a goat at a pumpkin patch petting zoo five years ago. They have the same expression and even her pigtails and the goat’s ears match,” says Jessica Roberts.
“My wife says our French pointer, Millie, doesn’t take a bad picture. I think having a 1949 Farmall under her makes it even better,” says Jim Garrett. For even more cuteness, check out these adorable baby sloths.
“This was our first time raising a bucket calf, Little Red. The picture was taken the first time we put him in the corral with our horse, Chance. I was lucky to snap this picture of them having some fun together,” says Karen Evens.
Save a seat
“My grandma Doris uses her golf cart to get around the farm. She enjoys taking her great-grandkids for rides, and you’ll usually see Chief riding along with her,” says Lydia Holste. See if you can guess these animals based on a close-up picture of their fur.
“Maxine the Nubian goat is the only member of the herd that Derby the miniature donkey allows to hitch a ride on his back,” says Richard Fischer. These are the best cute pet names.
This is Cloe, my two-year-old sow, trying to stay cool on a hot summer day. She has several pools of water to lay in to keep cool, but this is her favorite,” says Sandy Renko.
Dress in layers
“Gypsy is our friendliest and most outspoken miniature horse. One fall evening I spent some time grooming her and decided that she might like to try on my jacket. She looks rather dashing in it in the photo,” says Summer Lackey. These photos prove that dogs and cats can get along.
“Our sister was out of town, so it was our turn to care for Meeny, Miny, and Moe. We turned on the water to wet them down in the heat, and their happiness was quite contagious! We couldn’t stop smiling,” says Tawny Nelson. Now, take a look at these before and after dog adoption photos that will melt your heart.