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The Guard Donkeys

 

We have mini donkeys as our livestock guardian animals.  They do a great job patrolling the paddocks, and recognizing when a potential threat aproaches.  Because we are on smaller parcels closer to town (versus larger acreages away from people), our primary threats are coyotes and domestic dogs. 

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Lucy was the original guard donkey, and she gave birth to Ethel in Spring 2017.  In Fall 2017, we acquired Tulip, who was looking for a new home.  Finally, Sedona joined us at the end of 2018.