Today's Growing on the High Plains revisits the beloved couple of donkey neighbors with which I've become fascinated over the years. (If you need a refresher, here's part one!) Just a general check-in with our jack and jenny, this installment will cover a little bit about the daily life of a High Plains donkey. I'll share some of the burdensome history of these beasts, including their role in centuries-old medical and legal practices. We'll also hear about their dietary preferences, donkey sanctuaries in the area, and a fun fact about donkey "doonkie" not making the best fertilizer.
And there has been an exciting development involving future "foal'age," if you know what I mean. (If indeed Abigail IS "in the family way," perhaps I should look for a copy of What to Expect When You're Ass'pecting for their owner, Mike!)
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