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Experts: Donkey Teeth Need Attention, Too
by Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA | Feb 17, 2022
Donkeys have similar dental structures as horses, and they’re at risk of developing many of the same kinds of dental issues. But, unlike horses, their problems often go overlooked—and that’s to their detriment, according to donkey specialists.Read More
Donkey or Mule Veterinary Patients: They’re Not Like Horses
by Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA | Feb 6, 2022
A donkey and mule expert offers tips for veterinarians on how they can best approach, handle, and read their nonhorse equid patients.Read More
Successful Donkey Embryo Transfer Technique Developed
by Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA | Oct 17, 2021
While successful embryo transfer in donkeys is rare, a new technique created by Brazilian researchers resulted in two surrogate jennies giving birth to healthy donkey foals.Read More
What Type of Forage Should You Feed Donkeys?
by Clair Thunes, PhD | Jul 19, 2021
Feed donkeys lower-quality forages, such as barley straw or stemmy, mature grass hay, than you would feed a horse.Read More
Particular Microbiota Might Make Donkeys Extra-Easy Keepers
by Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA | Jun 14, 2021
Donkeys can thrive off straw and other low-quality forage, unlike most horses and ponies, and now we have a better idea why.Read More
Kenyan Officials Declare Ban on Donkey Slaughter
by Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA | Feb 28, 2020
The Kenyan Ministry of Agriculture announced that it will be revoking licenses to slaughter donkeys, effective immediately.Read More
by Sue McDonnell, PhD, Certified AAB | Oct 24, 2019
What might cause a young male donkey to suddenly split from the herd? An equine behaviorist offers insight.Read More
Celebrating International Donkey Week
by The Horse Staff | May 10, 2019
In honor of International Donkey Week, May 6-11, 2019, we asked readers to share photos and stories of their favorite long-eared equines.Read More
Feed the Breed: Consider Breed, Type When Designing Equine Diets
by Kristen M. Janicki, MS, PAS | Sep 10, 2018
We must consider the breeds of our horses and ponies when planning their diets. Here’s a look at what we currently know about feeding major equid categories and where we’re heading.Read More
Donkeys’ Unique Nutritional Needs
by Clair Thunes, PhD | Mar 13, 2016
Donkeys aren’t horses, and nowhere is that more apparent than in their feed needs. Find out what your donkey should eat.Read More
BLM Gathering Burros from Nevada’s Pahrump Valley
by Edited Press Release | Dec 20, 2014
The BLM says the burros pose a safety hazard on area roadways and have caused private property damage.Read More
Researchers Identify Signs a Painful Donkey is Improving
by Edited Press Release | Dec 14, 2014
Scientists behind a new study have identified behavior changes donkeys show when they experience pain relief.Read More