Quick Guide to Donkey Terms

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  • Ass – donkey
  • Jack – male
  • Jenny – female
  • Jennet - female donkey, also known as a jenny
  • Mule - sterile offspring of a mating between a jack and a mare
  • Hinny - offspring of a female donkey and a male horse