Junie was adopted from the Wild Burro Program, and spent her first part of her life as
a wild donkey in the desert of Arizona. When Junie was first brought to the farm she was
very shy, but over the years she has learned to love people, and welcomes a fresh carrot
or beet for a treat. Junie had her baby Jasmine a few days before Christmas of 1994.
Jasmines father Eyore is brown, but Jasmine inherited her mothers gray color.
All three of the donkeys have a unique job on the farm, they guard the different pastures
of sheep. A donkey is actually a very good protector of sheep, chasing away any dogs or
coyotes that might try to harm the sheep. The sheep know this and stay very close to the
donkey. You can often look out across a field and see a flock of sheep following the lead
of a donkey.
Last modified: February 14, 2004