The donkey education
The advices I will give you on this page is my opinion. They come
from 20 years of observations and experience in breeding donkeys
which has also allowed me to successfully give advice to other owners.
Education is more effective with a foal (who is approximately six
months of age).
Here, different points:
A -How can you obtain a good relationship with
It will be easier if you isolate it from the herd, if you have several
Your donkey must always want to come to you as soon as it see you
in its pasture, to have tenderness and affection.
Careful, this first contact with your foal has to be done without
inducement of food; you must reach that point naturally.
If you need food to approach your animal or to catch it, you are
in a position of failure, without forgetting all the risks which
this method can involve.
If your foal hesitates to approach, you can lie down to reassure
I reject on the fact that the donkey is stubborn like it can be
describe in stories. On the other hand, it can be very mistrustful,
which can be a quality, but is not timorous.
To obtain its confidence: