Breeds - donkey

Breeds - donkey

Breed Image Breed Name Description
Halari donkey imagesHalari donkeyNative to Saurashtra region of Gujarat. These donkeys are white in colour. Muzzle and hooves are black. Forehead is mostly convex. Halari donkey has a strong built and large size with an average height at wither of 108cm in males and 107cm in females, and average body length of 117cm in males and 115cm in females. These donkeys are very docile in temperament, and are used as pack animals during pastoralist migration and for transportation as donkey cart. Halary Donkey can walk approx. 30-40 km in a day during migration.
Spiti imagesSpitiSpiti donkey is found in Lahaul and Spiti region of Himachal Pradesh. The breed is utilized for transportation at high altitude (around 3500m above MSL) area with low level of environmental oxygen. These animals can survive well in scarcity of feed and fodder during harsh winter months when the area is completely snow bound.