Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Donkey

Synonym(s): Domestic ass

Contributor(s): Bob Langrish

Specification

Category
Picture
  • Donkey   Donkey  .
    General information
  • Best suited to hot countries.
  • 'Jack' - name given to male.
  • 'Jenney' - name given to female.
  • Gestation period of 12 months.
  • Characteristic bray.
    Ancestry
  • Nubian wild ass (now extinct).
    Principal uses
  • Working.
    Standard

Biologic Data

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Hartley Edwards E (1994) The Encyclopedia of the Horse. Dorling Kindersley. ISBN 1-7513-011-59.

Organization(s)

  • British Horse Society, British Equestrian Center, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2LR, UK.
  • The Donkey Breed Society, The Hermitage, Pootings, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 6SD, UK.
  • The American Donkey and Mule Society, PO Box 1210, Lewisville TX 75067, USA.


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