Advertise a donkey or mule related event or voice an opinion:
Lea Hullett, 673 Rolling Ridges Road, RD 4, Timaru.
Phone: 03 686 0735 E-mail
D&MS AGM, May. 4th Wellington
For upcoming Shows throughout New Zealand visit the Royal Agricultural Society: www.ras.org.nz
Letter received August 26, 2007.
MAF Biosecurity New Zealand September 07
Equine Influenza by Bruce Graham (Chair NZ Equine Health Assn.)
Keeping Exotic Horse Diseases out of New Zealand - publication by Brian E Goulden and Patricia V Pearce (Publication of NZ Equine Health Assn. Inc. March 2001
Baby donkeys for sale.
It has recently come to my attention that baby donkeys as young as three months old are being offered for sale. This is utterly disgraceful and no reputable breeder would sell a foal under six months of age. Sure they look cute but a baby of only three months still needs his/her mother and should not be weaned. Separation at this young age can have lasting impacts on both the physical and mental well being of the donkey. If you are contemplating buying a donkey for the first time and are not sure of what's being offered contact one of the Donkey & Mule Society representatives listed on the Advice page of this web site. There is sure to be one near you and they would be happy to help.
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