Dogs, Horses, Donkeys and Mules – Just Takes One Kick

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Oh how many times have each of us humans said If I could Only Go Back In Time? Seems life is not fair in so many ways and if we make a mistake the mistake can have life long effects on us and those we love so preventive care is the best plan.  Please understand Dogs, Horses, Donkeys and Mules can be a deadly combination!  Some can learn to get along and respect the owners commands to NOT pack and chase the equine and some cannot.  Some equine can learn to not fear our domesticated dog meaning attack them kick them in the head or stomp them to the ground and some can not “One Size Does Not Fit All”, use extreme caution when working with dogs and equine.

Lessons learned the hard way;Dogs, Donkeys, Horses and Mules take extra caution, keep your dog…

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Donkeys and Goats Running And Playing In France

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Remembering my friends (former student husband and wife) living in France with  Galopin  the standard donkey sadly he died after being gelded. The vet did not have experience with donkeys. Galopin did not wake up after the drugs were administered.

GOD is great and they now own two more donkeys a girl named Bichette and a boy named Bijou’s here is a little insight into life on the farm in France.

Thinking about adding a donkey to your goats pasture?

Please get two donkeys. Females with females or geldings with geldings is always best. Estrus can trigger even geldings to penetrate and hurt a female causing her to stop eating.

Why do some donkeys live in peace and harmony with goats and others do not?

*Depends on how the donkey was raised

*The sex of the donkey

*Donkey Lives Alone or With Another Donkey – A donkey forced to…

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Salt For Donkeys, Horses and Mules – Loose is better

Salt For Donkeys Lose Is Better

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Most donkey, horse and mule owners may not think about salt. Did you know that salt blockswere actually designed for cattle? Cows have rough tongues that can easilylick the block. A block of salt is better than nothing at all. The best is loose (granular) salt.

Donkeys, mules and horses have smoother tongues than a cow and may not actually get their needed amount of salt from a block.They may end up biting the blockin an attempt to get more,which canlead toteeth and jaw or tooth problems. The equine suffering from salt- deficient may lick or chew on objectsor may actually lick or eat dirt.

Test your hay to find out how much selenium is in your hay?

Hay for donkeys should have no alfalfa. Test 10% or lower in sugar and protein.

If you have no selenium in your hay purchase equine salt with selenium.

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Chinese Trade Hides Global Massacre Of Donkeys

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Dr. Amy McLean has always had a soft spot for long ears. The animal scientist at the University of California, Davis, grew up on a Georgia farm that bred donkeys and mules and has competed in mule riding world championships. Now, she studies donkey behavior and cognition, and she knows that despite popular negative stereotypes, donkeys are “highly intelligent and highly sensitive.”

No wonder she calls the current plight of the world’s donkeys “horrific.”

Over the past 6 years, Chinese traders have been buying the hides of millions of butchered donkeys (Equus asinus) from developing countries and shipping them to China, where they’re used to manufacture ejiao, a traditional Chinese medicine. The trade has led to an animal welfare nightmare, along with a threat to donkey populations, the severity of which is only now emerging. Without drastic measures, the number of donkeys worldwide will drop by half within 5 years, according to a 21 November report by the Donkey Sanctuary, an international equine welfare charity based in Sidmouth, U.K. The crisis threatens many of the world’s rarer donkey breeds and a vital means of transport for the poor. But it is also spurring new studies of donkey biology—including how to speed their reproduction.


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