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    DescriptionBefore the age of mechanization, donkeys were used worldwide as draft animals to pull and carry heavy loads. They are gentle and docile animals, but they also have a strong instinct for self-preservation, which gives rise to their undeserved reputation for stubbornness.Did you know that donkeys and horses can interbreed, resulting in mules and hinnys? Donkeys and zebras also can interbreed, resulting in such exotic creatures as zeedonks and zonkeys. You'll find all of these unusual animals discussed here.This little book introduces adults and children alike to popular breeds of donkey. Each breed gets a spread featuring a color photograph and a full discussion of identifying characteristics, plus a write-up about the breed's history, personality, foraging and mothering habits, and suitability for the small farm.

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    Know Your Donkeys & Mules
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jack Byard
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 80
    Width: 104 mm
    Height: 150 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 45 g
    ISBN 13: 9781565236141
    ISBN 10: 1565236149

    BIC E4L: COU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S8.4
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: TVH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 560
    BIC subject category V2: WNGH
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24280
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PET006000
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    Libri: I-TE
    B&T Approval Code: A63705003
    BISAC V2.8: NAT019000, TEC003020
    DC21: 636.182
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 636.182, 636.1/82
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: SF361 .B98 2012
    Fox Chapel Publishing
    Imprint name
    Fox Chapel Publishing
    Publication date
    01 January 2012
    Author Information
    Jack Byard was born in Bradford in Yorkshire where he has lived and worked all his life. A Rolls Royce mechanic by trade, and a jewelry craftsman in his later years, Jack spent the better part of his working life as a school workshop technician, imparting his knowledge to young people. He has always had a deep affection for his rural heritage and so wrote his first book, Know Your Sheep, with a view to sharing with others the countryside that he loves. Three years later there is no sign of a quiet retirement for Jack just yet. Know Your Pigs is his sixth book.