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MakeYourMark 05-09-2012 12:36 AM

It's a Mule!! :)
 
My mother bred two mares last year – Gigi (GAYLES GOLDEN GIRL) and Strawberry (TINYS STRAWBERRY SPRING), who are mother and daughter – to a mammoth jack (whose name has something to do with Sterling).

Strawberry, due to the poor nutrition and lack of food, ended up absorbing her baby. But, miraculously, Gigi gave birth to a cute little mule baby last monday. Thought I'd share her with you(:

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p.../IMG950680.jpg

She doesn't have a name – or if she does, I don't know about it. Luckily, my mother sold both Gigi and her baby to the jack's owner, who breeds mules and really likes the baby and Gigi as a broodmare.

This baby is most likely going to turn blue, like her full sister, Sunshine did.

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p.../blueOrion.jpg

Sunshine was born the same color, hence the "Sunshine" part, when she actually turned out blue. But her half (horse) sister was a strawberry roan paint at birth, and is now flea-bitten gray. And her mother was born palomino (hence the "Golden" part) and is now gray –*she also turned grulla along the way.

So, yeah!! :)

I will definitely not get started on the irresponsibility of my mother, or anything else, or what she said to me when I tried to talk to her about it! I am 17, and have no say in what she does. Obviously. So!

:D

MakeYourMark 05-09-2012 12:41 AM

And here's a picture of the momma, Miss Gigi. This filly's half sister, Strawberry, is next to her. They're all filthy and covered in tar weed and burrs. Glamorous, I know. ;)

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p...8at93906PM.png

Skyseternalangel 05-09-2012 12:44 AM

What an adorable filly!!

MakeYourMark 05-09-2012 12:53 AM

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Originally Posted by Skyseternalangel (Post 1491839)
What an adorable filly!!

Gawsh, I know!! :} Haven't met her in person, and probably won't since I think she's officially sold with her mama to that breeder lady for $2,500. I mostly stay separate from my mother's business...

Do you even call them fillies? Or do they have some specially mule name? They can't be jennies, because I think a jenny is equivalent to a mare... Hmmm... *strokes invisible goatee*

Oh!! And the daddy's name is BAR JF STERLING SILVER, I just discovered ;) I have been so far unsuccessful in digging up any pictures of the beast. I've never seen him before, either :] Buuut...!!

soenjer55 05-09-2012 01:53 AM

She is too cute!

Skyseternalangel 05-09-2012 05:52 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MakeYourMark (Post 1491844)
Do you even call them fillies? Or do they have some specially mule name? They can't be jennies, because I think a jenny is equivalent to a mare... Hmmm... *strokes invisible goatee*

You know, I have no idea! Why don't we compromise and call the female mule babies "jewelies" :lol:

Cruiser 05-09-2012 07:36 AM

They are fillies, and I believe they are Mollies after four years old, Johns (gelded), Jennies are donkey mares.


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