How long is a donkey’s pregnancy?
Female: 11 – 14 months
How do you know when a donkey is about to give birth?
Shortly before birth, she will also exhibit the following signs and symptoms:
- Her pelvic muscles will slacken and the bones around the top of her tail will become moveable.
- The lips of her vulva may swell.
- She will be more docile than usual.
- More restless.
- Have a lack of appetite.
How often does a donkey come into heat?
Puberty is usually attained in one to two years of age. Donkeys seem to display less seasonality reported prolonged estrus, a lower incidence of ovulations during December, shorter estrous cycles from May to September and shorter estrus from May through October.
What do you feed a pregnant donkey?
Feeding Pregnant Donkeys
Her diet consists primarily of pasture or timothy or grass hay, unless she’s in considerable work. Then she may need some grain.