Can mules breed?
Confused Birth: Mule foals mules (mares and offspring of male donkeys) are generally sterile and cannot breed.
What is the difference between a horse donkey and a mule?
Donkeys are domesticated ungulate mammals that are associated with horses. .. However, donkeys are smaller than horses with long ears, short tail hair, short manes, and dark stripes on their backs. A mule is a hybrid animal that mates a jack (male donkey) and a mare (female horse).
Do horses and donkeys make mules?
1. Mules are descendants of male donkeys and mares. Mule combines the characteristics of both horse and donkey parents to create a stronger and more elastic working animal. The descendants of hinnies, male horses and female donkeys are much rarer and resemble mothers with long donkey ears.
Is a mule considered a donkey?
Donkeys are a different species than horses, but they belong to the same family. It was originally bred in Egypt and Mesopotamia about 5,000 years ago. Mule, on the other hand, is a hybrid of a mare and a male donkey or "Jack" (hence the word "Jackus").