Life of a donkey

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Donkey SanctuaryDonkeys are the most misunderstood and abused animals around the world.

  Bonnie Jo Campbell

Last summer I visited The Donkey Sanctuary farm in Liscarroll, Co Cork. The farm is a home for 127 donkeys ( the number might have changed), but the Sanctuary has over 1800 donkeys in their care, about 500 of them re-homed. How did it happen that so many donkeys had to be rescued? Sadly, in order to claim agricultural subsidies many farmers use donkeys as a low-cost means of reaching the minimum stocking density required. The cost of castrating the young males is far higher than their value, and the donkeys that are left to fend for themselves in the fields would breed all the year round. Also, if a donkey gets sick it is often cheaper to buy a new donkey than to take it to the vet. On Done Deal website you can…

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  2. Thanks for sharing this article lovely photos and interesting read. Many of the donkeys where I live have a sad life and often underfed and maltreated by the owners, as to the owner the donkey is a cheap form of transport to carry fruit and vegetables to the souq. I watch how they treat their donkey before I buy any produce. The fools cannot understand why I refuse to buy from them. Their badness or bad energy becomes part of the produce and I want none of that in my digestive system. I used to get angry with the owners but it just hits a brick wall.

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