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Donkeys/Mini Donkeys and dogs

Discussion in 'Behaviors & Handling Techniques - Horses, Mules, a' started by samssimonsays, Nov 15, 2016.

  1. Nov 16, 2016
    purplequeenvt

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    Alpacas as guards, no. They are too fragile themselves to be effective guards.

    I loved my llamas. I switched to dogs because my llamas were all getting older (and I lost my 4 favorites within a few months of each other - age for 2, allergic reaction to a medication for 1, and freak accident for the other) and they weren't enough to deal with our predator problems.

    I personally am not a fan of donkeys. Some people love them though. I know someone who has 4 mini donkeys to guard his flock and he is happy with them. donkeys aren't always great with lambs.