The Donkey Companion: Selecting, Training, Breeding, Enjoying & Caring for Donkeys

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Storey Publishing, Aug 22, 2012 - Technology & Engineering - 352 pages
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Strong, intelligent, dependable, friendly, and extremely versatile, donkeys are the perfect farm companion. Whether you use your animal to pull carts, till fields, or protect livestock, you’ll benefit from this practical and inspirational guide to working with and caring for your donkey. Providing expert advice on selecting the right breed for your needs, daily maintenance, training, and first aid, Sue Weaver also includes plenty of fun facts and charming donkey anecdotes. Raise a happy and healthy donkey!
 

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Contents

PART 2 Donkey Care
85
PART 3 Donkey Fun
185
PART 4 Donkey Business
249
Appendixes
311
Glossary
321
Resources
328
Index
337
Photography Credits
343
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Sue Weaver has written hundreds of magazine articles and many books about livestock, horses, and chickens, including The Backyard Cow, The Backyard Goat, The Backyard Sheep, Storey and The Donkey Companion. Weaver and her husband share their ridgetop farmette in the southern Ozarks with an array of animal friends.

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