A: Just like in horses, forage needs to be the foundation of a donkey’s diet. However, their specific forage needs are a little different than those of your horse. To avoid getting in to trouble it’s important to understand these differences. Without careful management, donkeys are prone to obesity, metabolic issues, and laminitis.
Forage in the arid regions from which donkeys originate is sparse and of very low n
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I would like to apply a weed and feed product to my pasture which is used for donkeys. Gordon’s Pasture Pro Plus claims to be safe for horses. Is this safe for donkeys?
Thank you for this very interesting article I see only now !
Do you know if mules have nutritional needs closer to the donkey or the horse ? Any figures like you gave for the donkeys ?
And what about working mules ?