Meet Little Don the Mini Donk!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by helmstead, Jul 31, 2008.

  1. helmstead

    helmstead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    DH finally got his wish! I found him a mini donk jack to start his mini donk project with.

    His name is Don, he's a 2002. He's called a Frosted Spotted Brown. Altho he looks white, he's not...he's sort of like a maximum white overo.

    He's just cute as a button, sweet...cart trained even! He needs some hoof rehab and a bath (we didn't get home until about 10 last night with him). He's been fighting with some other jacks and has some bites...but that will resolve shortly.

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  2. Gloria

    Gloria Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ahh... He's so sweet! You said he's a 2002, as in born in 2002? What happened to his hoof that he needs rehab with? He's just so gosh darn cute! Congrats on the new arrival!
     
  3. helmstead

    helmstead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    Yup, born in 2002. He hasn't had regular hoof care, and is long in the front. His rears are the worst, with underrun heels and looong toes. I'm going to get them x ray'd to make sure there arent any founder issues, but I think it's just overgrowth. [​IMG]
     
  4. Love my Critters!

    Love my Critters! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm jealous! He's so cute. I have been wanting a mini donkey for a long time but I can't afford one right now. Around here they are sometimes more than a horse!
    Congrats, he's a cutie!!!
     
  5. vicki2x2

    vicki2x2 Super Chick

    Feb 9, 2008
    Central Michigan
    Don is adorable!! My boys (Brady, Levi and Zeke) all say a big HEEE HAWWWW to Don!! [​IMG]
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    oh, my, another species on the Helmstead Farm!
     
  7. Skyesrocket

    Skyesrocket Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    [​IMG] Don is soooo cute! Very cool that he is cart trained.
     
  8. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    Look at that cute face [​IMG]
     
  9. punkin

    punkin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How cute! Don't you just want to hug him?[​IMG]
     
  10. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

    Jan 26, 2007
    Mountains of NC
    How cute is he?!
     

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