Donkey for Adoption in Indiana

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by hugachicken, Apr 17, 2008.

  1. hugachicken

    hugachicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I put adoption because we're not looking to send Bubba off to anyone with the cash. It breaks our hearts to get rid of Bubba, especially since we had hoped to be his forever home. He's been through a lot all ready because the gal we got him from would sell him to people who knew nothing about keeping a donkey.

    Bubba is a white miniature donkey. Not sure on just how old he is. I know he's at least five because that's how long the gal we got him from had him (though she'd sell him and then end back up with him). Ungelded. Thanks to this previous owner not having his feet done like they should, Bubba has bad feet that have to be seen by a Ferrier every three to four weeks. This is why we can not keep Bubba is because now that David has passed we can't afford to have the Ferrier keep coming out.

    He is a very friendly donkey. He will let kids climb on his back and sit. He loves to be loved on and stands still for grooming. Another thing his previous owner did was keep him in a dog kennel away from her horses so he's got a few issues about his space. We would love to see Bubba go to a home where he can graze on a pasture or a decent size pen with plenty of grass.

    We're only asking a $50 adoption fee. Pick up only since we don't have a trailer or a truck to haul him in. Brazil/Terre Haute area.

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  2. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2007
    Ophir, CA
    My goodness he is a cute one!! Makes you want to lean in and give him a big ole kiss on the nose. I sure wish I lived closer!! Hope you find the perfect family for him!
     
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] DONT LOOK INTO HIS EYES......DONT LOOK INTO HIS EYES....Awwww lookie at that soft little nose!! If I had my pasture fenced in...I would DEFINATELY take him. We are a farm animal rescue, but still trying to get on our feet. We dont have a stock trailer yet, or fencing. Awwww, he is sooo pretty! Please make sure he gets a GREAT home!!
     
  4. starkbeauty

    starkbeauty Out Of The Brooder

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    Oooooh I've been wanting one sooooo bad, wish I lived closer. I keep tabs on the neighbors Donkey but he refuses to let me have him (Thinks he should be a wild burro, yeah right, they LOVE lots of attention). I'll get one someday, our 5 acres needs a lawn mower I can love :eek:) !
     
  5. vicki2x2

    vicki2x2 Super Chick

    Feb 9, 2008
    Central Michigan
    Ohhhhh, no, why did you post this on here???? I already have 3, dh would kill me if I added another! Plus, with him being a jack, I have no where to separate him right now. My boys are all gelded but one was only done when we got him 2 years ago at the age of 10.

    I will ask around. They are absolutely the best pets ever!! Mine are so incredibly sweet and adore our little kids.
     
  6. DuckyBoys

    DuckyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    Colorado
    Oh man, if we were closer he could come live with us! I have two rescue donkeys and we love them!
     
  7. hugachicken

    hugachicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes! Look into his eyes! The Bubba commands you! [​IMG]
     
  8. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

    Jan 26, 2007
    Mountains of NC
    Aw man!!! [​IMG] He is a love! If I had enough land and was closer, I'd come get him in a hot second!
     
  9. 92caddy

    92caddy Egg Lover

    May 18, 2007
    Portland, IN
    Hmmm, I wonder how he would ride in the back seat of a cadillac? Would he stay in the seat belt? Ive hauled full grown goats in the back seat of the ol caddy, but never a donkey. The truck would cost a small fortune in gas to haul him. .................
     
  10. wyldehorses

    wyldehorses Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I had a few questions.

    1- has he been around other horses or dogs?

    2 - Does he stay inside the fence or try to get out?

    3 - How are his feet now? Was he foundered? (My boyfriend is a farrier, so foot care is no problem, but want to know what is required.)

    4 - How is he around adults? Does he fear them or want to be loved on?

    5- Has he ever been bred to a female?

    Thanks

    Yolonda
     

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