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post #1 of 6 Old 07-04-2012, 04:25 PM Thread Starter
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Kinda dumb Donkey question...

Just wondering the different "sexes" of donkeys i suppose. I know Jennys are the females and Jacks are the boys but arent Johns the boys too? I know...dumb question but I googled "Different sexes of Donkeys" and got some....BAD THINGS!

ya, if you could just clue me in, that would be great...
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post #2 of 6 Old 07-04-2012, 04:31 PM
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Johns are boy mules. Mollys are girl mules.

And as far as I've seen, hinnys are called Johns and Mollys too
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post #3 of 6 Old 07-04-2012, 04:33 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by AmazinCaucasian View Post
Johns are boy mules. Mollys are girl mules

Okay then..Jennys and Jacks..but is there a different "term" for a cut "jack" or are all boy donkeys jacks and it doesnt matter if they are cut or not?
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I think Jack's are intact males and John's are gelded males. Similar to a stallion and a gelding.

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as far as I know, Jack's are intacted males & John's are gelded. but i could be wrong

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A gelded donkey is called a gelding donkey :) A John is a gelded mule (also referred to as a horse mule).
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