• Raising Donkeys

  • The Ultimate Guide to Donkey Selection, Caring, and Training, Including a Comparison of Standard and Miniature Donkeys
  • By: Dion Rosser
  • Narrated by: Ivan Busenius
  • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (48 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

If you want to learn how to raise donkeys, then pay attention....

Donkeys are a unique and hardy creature with a long-running history living alongside humans. 

They have long been used to provide agricultural labor, hauling small loads, and even as transportation for people across the Silk Road.

Have you ever thought about raising donkeys for profit? 

Have you wondered what is involved in caring for and managing these animals? 

This guide will provide all the information you need to have a basic understanding of the history of donkeys, their care, feeding, grooming, breeding, and more. 

In this audiobook, you’ll discover....

  • Their storied history alongside man as both beasts of burden and military assistants
  • Discover the most common breeds of donkey.
  • Understand the fine points of purchasing a healthy donkey.
  • Learn their unique dietary needs and what not to feed them.
  • Understand the ins and outs of caring for donkeys, including the materials required for proper care.
  • Discover their unique breeding process and how to breed donkeys and mules successfully and safely.
  • Discover the long history of donkey milk as medicine and high-end beauty product.
  • Discover the myriad of ways you can make an income from raising, breeding, and caring for these animals.

This audiobook provides listeners with a wide breadth of information, from the history of the donkey and its interactions with humans to lucrative ways you can make money raising and caring for donkeys in today's competitive environment.

Though not as well-known as the horse, the humble donkey is a great animal for a wide range of uses, from a companion animal to a guard for livestock on a farm.

If you’re interested in learning how to purchase, raise, care for, and breed these amazing creatures, then click the "Add to Cart" button to get started!

©2020 Dion Rosser (P)2020 Dion Rosser

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Good reference book

Prior to getting my miniature donkeys I listen to this over & over. Good reference book for would be or current donkey owners

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I appreciated this book.

I appreciated this book. The first half though is the only part I considered concerned to my requirements. As a miniature donkey owner I got a lot of great beginner info.

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Donkeys rule!

Donkeys rule! This book is an outstanding guide. Good knowledge. The wisdom, kindness, calm, and beauty of this creature are truly amazing. I have the right of knowing real donkeys. They are extraordinary creatures.

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Recommended

This book ‘Raising Donkeys,’ covers every phase of donkeys – from their history to proper raising, supervision, coaching, and breeding; a complete book for every donkey owner and a great book for those thinking about having a donkey, or for those interested with everything donkey. Recommended !!!

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Extremely educational book

Extremely educational book for the first-time donkey owner as well as the experienced. A: "must have" for any donkey enthusiast!

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Great book

Thank you, gaining books about donkeys are far and few in-between, I love mine. And author's answer is highly understood.

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Buy this book!

I would suggest this audible for donkey enthusiasts-whether they be beginners with donkeys or experienced. Not many people know donkeys--and Dion Rosser has taken the time to ask professional donkey trainers the key aspects to how they train and work with donkeys to be successful. Great information, stories, and knowledge in this book!

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Brilliant

Essential guide about Raising Donkeys. Dion Rosser presented a lot of helpful knowledge about Dion Rosser. I highly suggest it.

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Useful

Wet accurate info. Excellent for beginners learning about donkeys. Anyone who has donkeys will acknowledge all the information. Very informational.

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Nice book.

Informational. Lots of good information. I love this donkey book with lots of information about donkeys. Interesting, much training education as I had expected. The very instructive book includes what you demand to know about the beloved donkeys.

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  • Ike Mowry
  • 08-20-21

Really great guide!!!

This audible is a good overview of history, behavior, and care. My only recommendation is to also check with your vet to ensure what you are doing is right for your donkey about worming and feed. For the beginner, it is a great book to know the breed and behavior.

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  • Bart Hackenberg
  • 08-20-21

Love love loves it!!!!!

Lots of donkeys' details and information. I practice it as a beginner's guide to raising my first pet donkey. Ok, this is an awesome source for Donkeys.

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  • Darrick Block
  • 08-19-21

informative book by Dion Rosser

Extra an excellent, educational handbook by Dion Rosser. A must-book if you are thinking of getting donkeys. Wasn't much help for working with wild burros, but good for overall donkey info, particularly concerning diet.

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  • Tyrell Woolley
  • 08-19-21

Adorable book.

This audible has everything you require to know about how to take care of your long ears and more! I was very happy with how it is written; it is very simple to relate to. The writer has made a fabulous job at making my practice worthwhile and fun-loving :)

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  • Devon Costilla
  • 08-19-21

Wonderful,

When I got tired of miniature and large donkeys this book protected me. It is about as perfect as you can get and the knowledge is best. It is humorous and you can't help falling in love with those wonderful little creatures and their very strange and stoic natures.

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  • Donnell Keasey
  • 08-19-21

Comprehensive

This audible has a lot of nice data about Donkeys, but there is also a lot of "fluff". If (like me) you just needed the down and dirty aspects of getting and retaining a donkey there may be better books out there. There is a ton of history and breed knowledge in here.

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  • Rubin Wallis
  • 08-18-21

The Donkey Companion

This audible is also helpful than it looked, To be honest, donks are simple to take care of and I was a worried new owner. Whatever real issues I've wanted to be responded to have been here in this audible.

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  • Heriberto Vanzile
  • 08-18-21

Practical and to the point

The knowledge covered in this book includes how to feed, hostler, train, and still how to properly euthanize your donkey friend. All relevant data. A thorough and fully enjoyable guide.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-18-21

Fantastic

Now that we have our donkey we ought to believe this book for bringing him from feral to guide animal, to part of our farm family.

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  • Winston Player
  • 08-18-21

I found this book to be full of great information.

Great for people who wrongly believe they are like horses, only with big ears. Saves you from making some grave mistakes with that sort of reason and provides important insights into their characters, lovable characteristics, care, and feeding,