Nicole Richie serves as mom to eight chickens named Tallulah, Philomena, Mama Cass, Sunny, Daisy, Ivy, Sibby and Dixie Chick. (Photo: Instagram)
Kaley Cuoco owns as many horses as she has dogs. In fact, it was her love for horsies that brought her together with fiancé and jockey Karl Cook. (Photo: Instagram)
There’s cat ladies and there’s Jennifer Garner who is a self-proclaimed “chicken lady.” Here, a picture of Garner walking Regina George (the chicken) to prove it. (Photo: Instagram)
How to win over a horse? Feed them with carrots and be as good looking as Zayn Malik. (Photo: Instagram)
Shakira hopped into spring as she introduced two new pets: a pair of cute, fluffy rabbits. (Photo: Instagram)
Last year, Bella Hadid shared a photo of the family’s “tiny new additions:” two cute little ponies. (Photo: Instagram)
Carrie Underwood took a #goatselfie (but she missed the memo to stick out her tongue too!). (Photo: Instagram)
Being Blake Shelton’s girlfriend seem to be having an influence on Gwen Stefani! She shared a picture with her country boyfriend riding horses in Oklahoma. (Photo: Instagram)
Amy Schumer posed with a “bunch a pigs,” and couldn’t look any happier about it. (Photo: Instagram)
Anna Kendrick made a new equine friend. (Photo: Instagram)
Amanda Seyfried gave her new pal Dedee a lift while visiting a animal sanctuary in New Jersey. (Photo: Instagram)
A long lace skirt didn’t keep Madonna from climbing atop a horse while in Italy. (Photo: Instagram)
Formerly known as Bubba, Miley Cyru’s pet pig was rechristened to, um, “Pig.” (Photo: Instagram)
Reese Witherspoon bonded with a horse while in New Zeland. “Can I keep him?” the actress captioned the picture. (Photo: Instagram)
When Cara Delevingne acquired a new pet, an adorable rabbit named Cecil, she introduced him to her millions of insta-fans with this cute picture. (Photo: Instagram)
Jared Leto got some one-on-one time with this horse. I know—we all wish we were that horse. (Photo: Instagram)
Ruby Rose bought her mom a “teacup pig,” but she soon regretted it grew to be enormous and freaking evil. (Photo: Instagram)
There’s dog persons and cat persons. And then there are flamboyant celebrities that instead of having normal pets like the rest of us, prefer to cuddle with chickens, horses, goats, and even pigs.
But, now that we think about it, what’s the difference? Both “regular” pets and farm animals are fun, smart, clean (yes, believe it or no!) and very loving. So, why not give it a try?
Farm animals are adorable and can prove it if we give them the opportunity—just like the celebrities in our photo gallery above have done! Ahead of National Farm Animal Day, here are 17 celebrities cuddling farm animals on Instagram.