Kiwi farmers share heartwarming animal friendships

Kiwi farmers share heartwarming animal friendships
Photo credit: Facebook/NZ Farming

New Zealand farmers have been showing their softer side, sharing cute pictures of unlikely animal friendships from their farms on social media.

The photos have been posted on the NZ Farming Facebook page, a rural community site.

The heartwarming animal friendships include a farm puppy with the caption "sheepdog in the making?"

Kiwi farmers share heartwarming animal friendships
Photo credit: Facebook/Rochelle Richards Worthington

Another shows Lexi the hunting dog who "takes down stags but loves her calves."

Kiwi farmers share heartwarming animal friendships
Photo credit: Facebook/Tayla Renee Pemberton

A puppy and a lamb show a close bond in another of the cute pics.

Kiwi farmers share heartwarming animal friendships
Photo credit: Facebook/Taylor Porter

Three's company, with two dogs and a sheep snapped together.

Kiwi farmers share heartwarming animal friendships
Photo credit: Facebook/Raymond McDougal

The friendship between a young calf and young farm dog was captured as they napped together.

Kiwi farmers share heartwarming animal friendships
Photo credit: Facebook/NZ Farming

And keeping with the sleeping theme, a farm dog shares his bed with a kitten.

Kiwi farmers share heartwarming animal friendships
Photo credit: Facebook/Molly Limpus

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