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Baby goat fever in full swing at Maine farm

Ever wanted to snuggle a baby goat? Here's your chance!

CUMBERLAND, MAINE, Maine — If you've ever dreamed of snuggling a baby goat, now is your chance. 

Spring has sprung at Sunflower Farm and Creamery in Cumberland, bringing with it a number of healthy and spunky kids that are in need of extra cuddles. 

What started as a few people coming together to admire the little ones has grown into a local sensation. This is the ninth year the farm has celebrated the birth of its newest additions and now, its even captured the attention of people around the country.

"It's always a surprise that this many people want to hold goats and also really awesome that something so simple brings people pleasure," owner Hope Hall said. "We're pumped, it's fun for people to get a chance to snuggle a goat and see how farm animals can be treated really well."

Hundreds of people came out to the farm Sunday to do just that. One couple traveled all the way from New York City to see the babies after reading about the farm in a Buzzfeed article. 

"We've followed them on social media for a while now," the couple said. "How could we not make the trip up?"

Others who came out said it's a sweet tradition they enjoy with friends and loved ones.

To find out more about when you can visit the baby goats at Sunflower Farm, click here. The farm opens for the season at the end of May.