It’s still below freezing, the bottom of your pants are probably covered in snow and that spring break vacation you booked is still weeks away.
You know what you need?
Some photos of happy North Fork farm animals enjoying the sun.
Here are 14 are some of our favorites from last spring, summer and fall.
This guy at Garden of Eve in Riverhead has buck teeth and a bad haircut, but he don’t care because …
His best friend is in the same boat.
These goats at Goodale Farms in Aquebogue don’t look like they necessarily enjoyed having their photo taken, but other than that, they’re good.
But this one at Catapano Dairy Farm loves mugging for the camera.
These strutting turkeys at Ver der Ber’s Landscape Nursery and Garden Center in Aquebogue are like the entourage …
For this guy.
This lamb was just born when we snapped this pic at Harbes Family Farm and Vineyard in June and we fell in love wid his widdle face.
Just keep reminding yourself: it’s only two (yes two!) more months until Garden of Eve hosts its annual Chickapalooza (according to Garden of Eve’s website, the two-day festival will return in 2015).
Our Paul Squire visited the chickens last year, and although he had always thought of the birds as strictly stinky farm animals, he was taken by this flock.
“Sure, they smelled a bit rank, and the grounds were a minefield of droppings, but the chickens were — dare I say it — kind of cute,” Squire wrote.
This Scottish Highland cattle looks like its tasting what we think is a salt lick at Martha Clara Vineyards. Rock on!
This guy looks like he’s peeking out from a pirate ship. We see you.
This sheep at Jason’s Vineyard looks like it just told a joke and is waiting for you to laugh.
And you will never see a happier man or beast than this baby doll sheep, also at Jason’s Vineyard.
This dairy cow at Ty Llwyd Farm in Northville was excited to get a visit from northforker last year.