Monthly Archives: March 2012

Donk dontology drama

I arrived home from work last night to find Rubi standing chewing a piece of nylon string. I leapt out of the car and ran into the field to grab it from her before she could swallow it. Bales of … Continue reading

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All four donkeys walking

As the foals get bigger, it becomes increasingly challenging to take the whole group out for a walk. The donkeys need regular walks to get exercise and also – crucially – for a natural hoof trim through regular walks on … Continue reading

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Matilde and Rubi arrived a year ago today

How things have moved on in just one year! When they first arrived I had them indoors because my fencing was inadequate. It seems so long ago, and now they are both with their five month old foals and any … Continue reading

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Donkey circus

One of the advantages of siting my vegetable garden in the centre of the donkeys’ field is that it creates a natural ‘circus’ and encourages them to run around the field for exercise.  The vet came last Saturday to do … Continue reading

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A future for Morris

Morris donkey, seen above on the day he was born in October 2011 with his proud mum Rubi, is now five months old. He is still a sweet fluffy foal. Yesterday the vet came and inspected all the donkeys, and … Continue reading

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