Golden Animal Cracker

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Golden Animal Cracker
Golden Animal Cracker.png
Give this to a farm animal to permanently double its produce yield. Doesn't work on pigs.
Source Fishing Treasure ChestsSkull CavernGolden Mystery BoxesArtifact SpotsTreesCrates and BarrelsMonsters
Sell Price data-sort-value="1000">Gold.png1,000g

The Golden Animal Cracker is an item that can be obtained in a variety of ways after claiming Farming Mastery.


After claiming Farming Mastery, Golden Animal Crackers can be found by:

Daily luck affects the chance to obtain a Golden Animal Cracker from some of these sources, indicated by an "≈". The exact chance of obtaining a Golden Animal Cracker from those sources is equal to the given probability multiplied by 1 + Daily Luck.


Once given to any animal (besides pigs), this item will make that animal produce 2 times its normal output according to its normal schedule. The Golden Animal Cracker does not speed up output. Baby animals can receive a Golden Animal Cracker, and will produce double output when they mature. Pigs cannot receive this buff.

A Golden Animal Cracker can also be thrown into a Fish Pond, having the same effect as giving it to a farm animal. The basket holding the fish pond's produce will turn gold, and an icon of the cracker will appear in the fish pond's menu when brought up.

The Golden Animal Cracker cannot be used on animals or a Fish Pond more than once. When an animal's information screen is displayed, the upper right corner contains a Golden Animal Cracker icon to indicate that it has been previously used.

If an animal with a Golden Animal Cracker is sold, the Golden Animal Cracker will permanently disappear. This also applies if a Fish Pond is emptied with the “empty pond” option. While emptying a Fish Pond without clicking that option will not make the Golden Animal Cracker disappear, it will not be possible to put a different fish species in the pond.


Villager Reactions

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Golden Animal Cracker is not used in any bundles.


Golden Animal Cracker is not used in any tailoring. It can be used in dyeing, serving as a yellow dye at the dye pots located in Emily's and Haley's house, 2 Willow Lane. It can also be used as a gold dye when used in the spool of the Sewing Machine with a dyeable clothing item in the feed.


Golden Animal Cracker is not used in any quests.


  • When putting a Golden Animal Cracker into a Fish Pond, it is possible to throw more of them in before the first cracker makes contact with the pond. The extra crackers are wasted, as they have no effect.


  1. 1.0 1.1 See FishingRod::openTreasureMenuEndFunction in the game code.
  2. See MineShaft::getTreasureRoomItem in the game code.
  3. See Utility::getTreasureFromGeode in the game code.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 See Utility::trySpawnRareObject in the game code. Exact chances are determined in GameLocation::digUpArtifactSpot, Tree::shake, Tree::performToolAction, BreakableContainer::releaseContents, and GameLocation::monsterDrop.


  • 1.6: Introduced.