Halter Breaking Our Baby Miniature Donkey

24-Sen, 2020
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  • growing up we did the same with our mules that's what makes them so easy around people keep up the good work

    Doug MckeeDoug Mckee5 kun oldin
  • Hallo🇩🇪🍀🍀🍀Glück und Freude 🍀🍀🍀2021 🍀🍀🍀🙋🏼‍♀️🥂🍷

    Helga jezewskiHelga jezewski15 kun oldin
  • Kane is beautiful. I love her colors.

    Marvina BigbyMarvina Bigby22 kun oldin
  • Guys leave this baby donkey alone, you already chain him.Not nice.👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻

    nicolas8344nicolas8344Oy oldin
  • I love Cain's haircut! It's retro-Beatles!

    Joan LesterJoan LesterOy oldin
  • que mania, es antinatural coger a un burro bebe en brazos.

    Mb PicorelliMb Picorelli2 oy oldin
  • I never saw anything so darned sweet! He's loving the loving!

    DevDev2 oy oldin
  • Donkeys kill people they are at the top of the killing chain .Be careful

    george davidsongeorge davidson2 oy oldin
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    Samantha VanWitzenburgSamantha VanWitzenburg2 oy oldin
  • amazing farm

    Garry ReidGarry Reid2 oy oldin
  • Put. his halter on an tie a 3 foot rope onto halter ...let it drag. It will let him know it's there an will follow you when you walk him....

    Jj MartinezJj Martinez2 oy oldin
  • Crazymiddles have alpacas, they are very freindly.

    Rebekah WorleyRebekah Worley2 oy oldin
  • 👍👍👍❤️

    Don MorganDon Morgan2 oy oldin
  • Maybe you could use the donkeys to pull a cart or something? Houston could probably ride Steve???? I don't know. Just a thought. God bless you guys

    Erich GrothErich Groth2 oy oldin
  • All I want to know is how do you let your kid wear crocs?

    matty dmatty d2 oy oldin
  • you should start horses on your farm

    Victoria AnneVictoria Anne2 oy oldin
  • Donkeys and miles are stubborn.

    Mary BauschMary Bausch3 oy oldin
  • ❤❤

    Linda RansomLinda Ransom3 oy oldin
  • Hi ya guys, my 2 year old girl say Daddy baby Donkey brush new teeth hehe just thought it was funny she say it when you show new teeth hehe

    DIYJoe AllenDIYJoe Allen3 oy oldin

    Terry MinnickTerry Minnick3 oy oldin

    Jenny Rhodes /Deerfield FarmJenny Rhodes /Deerfield Farm3 oy oldin
  • Vote elephant not donkey this year.

    Yohanan LauYohanan Lau3 oy oldin
  • Give him a carrot after he gets halter. 🥕🥕🥕🐴

    Alex NemoAlex Nemo3 oy oldin
  • Baby donkeys are so cute

    ᏗᎮᎮᏝᏋᏕᏗᎮᎮᏝᏋᏕ3 oy oldin
  • if you leave the halter on him and let the lead rope drag, it will teach him to stop with pressure. once cane is used to the halter in general

    Rena BartelRena Bartel3 oy oldin
  • What about wopper

    BK Hunting & FishingBK Hunting & Fishing3 oy oldin
  • Do what I, did With my horse he hated people ropes and halters I, named him warrior because I, knew he had a chance to love humans so my mom would leave IT on him for a week every day go out pet him hold him near the fence using the halter with you hand for a bit and when he doesn't fight you give him a treat he now loves being with people being walked up and down the road and seeing my moms cow

    Hi_lost_ BayHi_lost_ Bay3 oy oldin
  • The smartest thing you can do, is to lead the foal after its mother, and not from her. You wil just make the foal scared, and thats why its trying to get away(flight), laying down(give up) and turning against his mother. To halterbreake young, is very good, but to lead by rope - use momma as an guide for the baby, not force it to come after you all alone(thats pretty scary for a small foal)

    Idni2004Idni20043 oy oldin
  • DANIEL, would you find someone who plays the fiddle and sings and come out there and sit with these animals and sing and play for them and show us how they react???? I have seen many a video where they really love it but the music has to be mellow. I would LOVE to see that. Just a suggestion.

    Kathy GirlygirlKathy Girlygirl3 oy oldin
  • DANIEL, would you find someone who plays the fiddle and sings and come out there and sit with these animals and sing and play for them and show us how they react???? I have seen many a video where they really love it but the music has to be mellow. I would LOVE to see that. Just a suggestion.

    Kathy GirlygirlKathy Girlygirl3 oy oldin
  • I wish folks would stop referring to donkeys as "Stubborn". It's really self preservation. As for the alpacas, they do serve a purpose, in that they are very protective of their herd. Alpacas have been used as guardian animals forever. Donkeys (full size), and alpacas, make excellent guardian animals. Gentling is a process, but you'll get there. As folks have commented, donkeys, like horses, learn from the release of pressure. You just being close, is pressure. If you always keep this in mind, while you are working with them, it will definitely allow the process to move forward. Folks that adopt wild burros from the BLM, are able to gentle them, and train them to do lots of different things, you just need to learn how to think like a donkey.

    Laurie EstesLaurie Estes3 oy oldin
  • The way I halter train horse is pressure-release. Just put a little pressure on the lead rope and keep the pressure the same and when he backs up, go with him and when he lets up on the pressure, you release and praise him and pet him. I just assume you would do the same thing with a donkey or mule. Horses learn from releasing the pressure and I think it would be the same with a donkey or a mule. He is adorable! Don't give up on Steve and Freedom, they just need to learn that they can trust you. I hope this helps. God Bless you.

    Starlene KalinskiStarlene Kalinski3 oy oldin
  • Jeffers Livestock carries a grow with me halter for foals that are small that I think can be altered to fit him.

    Starlene KalinskiStarlene Kalinski3 oy oldin
  • Get a sheep halter that’s what I had to get for mine

    Colby BurgessColby Burgess3 oy oldin
  • Donkey’s front top teeth, Really cool. I was truly amazed lately when I learned that many cattlemen. Do bot know that cattle, goats, sheep, & Deer. Do not have top front teeth. One guy was in his early 60s, and been around live stock all his life. And did not know this. W O W .

    Raymond HeadRaymond Head3 oy oldin
  • Use a but tun rope and lead Mom I front. Makes halter breaking a breeze.

    Willow Cove Croft: Our HomesteadWillow Cove Croft: Our Homestead3 oy oldin
  • 🥰🥰🥰

    Angela BryantAngela Bryant3 oy oldin
  • I like the suggestion below, but I also watch lots of horse and foal videos! It seems to me that a donkey would have more of a tendency to back up, and to introduce a horse to a lead, you immediately remove the pressure when they take a step forward! You often see trainers put a rope around the neck, and try to coax the donkey by putting very gentle pressure and get him to take a step! I would give a reward as soon as he moves forward!e The one thing you might search for are donkey trainers on UZworld! Cain is adorable!

    Harvey PekrulHarvey Pekrul3 oy oldin
  • Rope halters are awesome also put the lead around his butt and use that to apply pressure as well its how I train my foals

    Zoe HartsockZoe Hartsock3 oy oldin
  • Please introduce one item at a time .... Meanie s..... Poor baby... 🥺🥴

    L CostantinoL Costantino3 oy oldin
  • tooooo cute

    Arden PetersArden Peters3 oy oldin
  • You guys hit 400k and now no turning back at 416k great work guys

    Tabetha HubbardTabetha Hubbard3 oy oldin
  • Donkey uzworld.info/player/video/j6isjcSZl8eskaY 🇺🇸 uzworld.info/player/video/o5Dbabd9ipmPpWs 🇺🇸

  • I've heard donkeys require to be around other donkeys. Is that right?

    Dawn Hirst ClarkDawn Hirst Clark3 oy oldin
  • Friendly little Donkey 🇺🇸 see: uzworld.info/player/video/r6S4gJCKqZnclXQ 🇺🇸

  • I worked for 10 years at a farm that specialized in looking after broodmares and their foals. We always started halter breaking the babies while they were you so that by the time they are weaned you can easily walk them around. I learned a few tips and tricks over the years. Start by getting yourself a thick soft lead rope and after you attach the clip to the halter ring run the lead rope back over his back and loop it around his hind quarters. Make sure you put it low enough that when he backs up into it he won't slip out from under it or have it fall down and get tangled with his back legs. Bring the end back up along his side and grab it and a piece of the lead about a foot from his head. You want it set up so that you can walk at his head and not be pulling at his head while you pull on the loop. That way you can easily apply pressure from behind to encourage him to move forwards without him seeing you moving towards his hind end. If Freedom will follow a bucket of grain you can have one person lead her around with a bucket of grain while another leads the baby. He will want to follow Freedom so will be encouraged to move forwards without being pulled or pushed. Your goal is for him to move when you move. Trying to teach him to move forwards when he feels a pull at the rope is confusing for a baby and will make training him to stand tied up harder because he will think that pressure on the halter means go not whoa.

    Struyk Family FarmStruyk Family Farm3 oy oldin
  • Good job.

    Melissa LeDonneMelissa LeDonne3 oy oldin
  • Oh darn! I missed out on the donkey and her colt. Cute little creature

    Arfelia Burns-JacksonArfelia Burns-Jackson3 oy oldin
  • If you can't lead Freedom with a halter, I'd suggest leading with a bucket full of grain or sweet feed. The foal will follow the dam, and take to the halter all the quicker if the halter is leading him beside instead of away mom.

    Casandra HamptonCasandra Hampton3 oy oldin
  • She still hasn't popped Houston says. Lol, did your mon pop when she had you Houston? That was funny buddy. Just another nice day on that farm. It was great to watch.

    Loot LlamaLoot Llama3 oy oldin
  • Breaking in a new recent born donkey ? Good grief let him mature a bit you guys know he is not a horse right?

    shur7318shur73183 oy oldin
  • U should really keep Him just fix him so he can not breed his Mother

    Gareth BeeldersGareth Beelders3 oy oldin
  • Little trick if you got an old lead rope while there in the pen snap it on the halter. Cut the lead rope to the length to where there's about 2 foot laying on the ground. That way he will step on it and learn to give to the pressure. When I raised horses that's how we halter broke the foals. Good Luck!!! God Bless!!!!!

    Ron SimsRon Sims3 oy oldin
  • Those teeth! Oh my goodness is he so adorable

    lex johnsonlex johnson3 oy oldin
  • Please check out Carolyn Best TAO Horsemanship. You will be glad you did. I've learned so much from her. Your animals will love you for it too.

    Gypsynurse CathyGypsynurse Cathy3 oy oldin
  • please watch some TAO videos on horsemanship.

    Gypsynurse CathyGypsynurse Cathy3 oy oldin
  • Put the lead rope around his rump standing on the side of him to move him forward, also don't hold pressure on the lead line too long, release for a bit then give a little tug. Stand more on the side and not in front or he might not move when he can't see where he's going. Confidence is key or even a youngin will walk all over you. He sure is a cutie.

    Farmer FpvFarmer Fpv3 oy oldin
  • A lot of animals. Nice

    Mike BongeMike Bonge3 oy oldin
  • Try a sheep or goat rope halter it is my understanding that any metal around the nose is bad for a donkey check out Queen Valley Mule Ranch.

    Mark LloydMark Lloyd3 oy oldin
  • You should NOT put the lead on yet

    Donna SmithDonna Smith3 oy oldin
  • We always halter broke our horses with donkeys. Donkeys did all the work for us.

    Out West HomesteadOut West Homestead3 oy oldin
  • On week old calf’s we use goat rope halters that might help a little

    Ak WatsonAk Watson3 oy oldin
  • I wonder if it is helpful to lead Cain toward his mom not away from her. Wouldn't he be more willing to move and adjust quicker.

    M.K. CarolM.K. Carol3 oy oldin
  • I love how all the other animals are so interested in what you are doing to the new baby. Are you sure that Dolly is pregnant? We have an Alpaca farm near where we live and their bellies are far bigger than Dolly's when they are that close to giving birth. Just an observation and as always you know your animals best. I can't wait for her to have the baby. Cria's are the cutest things ever. Thank you, as always, for allowing us into your little piece of heaven. God Bless and take care.

    Cassie OBCassie OB3 oy oldin
  • Yes no hurry take your time .its good to see men relaxing.🥰👍

    O'Donnell's Aussie HomesteadO'Donnell's Aussie Homestead3 oy oldin
  • Alright you guys are doing it right. Called imprinting. The more you handle it the better it will be. And if you want to know an easier way loop the lead around it's hind end. That way you can control forward motion

    Joe WidauJoe Widau3 oy oldin
  • For a girl that would love a farm like yours the everyday stuff is great for me because its like being a part of something I love so much in a way God Bless y'all for doing this

    Christy LaneChristy Lane3 oy oldin
  • He is just too cute and adorable 😍

    asandy newellasandy newell3 oy oldin
  • Love you guys 🤗😘like a dog collar can’t you keep it on all the time?

    patty Tancopatty Tanco3 oy oldin
  • i've been told, if you bottle feed an animal they will be friendly to humans. You have a baby Alpaca coming up, maybe you can try it there.

    barbara stalickbarbara stalick3 oy oldin
  • Faty watsy dolly

    mike deitermike deiter3 oy oldin
  • Steve was Rotfflmao at your joke...😂

    Sherry Malarchik- MarshSherry Malarchik- Marsh3 oy oldin
  • Another tip for you when leading the donkey dont face him they dont like that and it is harder to train.

    Melissa ZarosinskiMelissa Zarosinski3 oy oldin
  • Hey y'all! If you turn the baby in circles, instead of immediately trying to teach him to go forward, he will learn faster to follow you, and not be able to fight the halter as much. This works with most all equines. if they don't want to move forward, turn their heads toward their tails. they don't have much choice except to move.

    terrie allredterrie allred3 oy oldin
  • I personally would never leave a halter on a baby foal or donkey. They can get their little legs hung up in them way to easily. They do have a halter they make that are called break away. I bought the break away halters for my filly, a small piece of leather will break if t j.g ey were to get in trouble. You and DJ are doing fine with t hgv e halter breaking of Zane. A butt rope does help in the side of forward motion. But for t hhv e very first try you 2 did great. Keep up the great adventure of getting Zane to be friendly and halter broke. Don't worry about the nay sayers, because they're always gonna be out there. Just take your time and don't get in a hurry and it will all work ok ut. God Bless you and your family and just be true to yourself and family.

    Sue TerpeningSue Terpening3 oy oldin
  • Kane is absolutely adorable, that is for sure! He looks so soft. I have a little bit of experience with alpacas in that our family friends have an acreage on Vancouver Island and have about 35 of them. We spend a LOT of time with them. They have them in 2 small pastures (males in one, females in another) right up at their house and we always go out and hang out with them. Alpacas are just skittish. Some are more friendly than others, and some can be downright moody. Most of them will come up and see you, but when you go to pet them that's when you'll see them bounce off. My daughter (and their owners) are a different story. My daughter has spent most every summer for about 4 years in a row working with them on their farm - she even delivered one of the babies when the owners were away for the afternoon one time. They LOVE her. So, in my experience and a bit of knowledge, I would say you are going about it the right way. Be patient, be soft spoken and don't bounce around. Let them come to you. That's the best way I've seen for them to come around. As for new people getting to pet them, I would bet that won't likely happen, especially the adults. If you spend enough time with the babies, you can certainly get them to allow you to pet them. They're 'worriers' - they fret and stand back from people they don't know and if you force them (lead rope, etc) be prepared for them to protest, haha. I guess my point is that an adult alpaca that hasn't been pet and haltered, and had a lot of human interaction likely won't get much more personable than what you've got. The babies are the ones you have a shot with. Loved this video, Daniel and DeeJay! Thanks so much for sharing that sweet baby donkey with us. Baby animals are always so dang cute! xo Heather🇨🇦

    Heather D.Heather D.3 oy oldin
  • I'm going or tell you guys are doing good for wanting to go slow. But loose the idea of training him like a horse. They are not a horse. I had to learn how to train a donkey. Use more positive reinforcement if you can. He's so little, so scratches are a wonder! There are different ways people go about it. Good luck!

    Jamie LaneJamie Lane3 oy oldin
  • I recently heard dogs like reggae music, elephants like classical piano, maybe donkeys like some kind of music that makes them calm. Music calms humans why not animals.

    CherylCheryl3 oy oldin
  • Please stop free feeding grain to your donkeys. They differ greatly in their nutritional needs, they don’t do well in high starch diets. Please do some research so that you avoid issues in the future. thehorse.com/17233/donkeys-unique-nutritional-needs/

    frosty2013frosty20133 oy oldin
  • Cute baby Cain !

  • You should get him a a dog harness to go around him and a rope halter so you can ease him into the lead rope but you can actually walk him this has worked great in the past for us.

    Stephanie FarleyStephanie Farley3 oy oldin
  • Rather than try to explain a butt rope or figure 8 I thought I would look for a good foal halter training video. This one is more about T-Touch, but it shows the best way to do it. I used to train horses when I was young, (most were started before they were weaned) so this is not coming from someone who only watches videos! uzworld.info/player/video/fKibopepYszOmKo

    Cheryl HarlessCheryl Harless3 oy oldin
  • I do not see D.J. getting rid of this donkey when it gets older. You can see she is really digging this donkey business.

    Dennis MDennis M3 oy oldin
  • Mrs. Arms is so lovely❤️ so gentle and kind.

    Kelley StaubleKelley Stauble3 oy oldin
  • So proud of your family. So loving and kind. Just do you. Your amazing❤️

    Kelley StaubleKelley Stauble3 oy oldin
  • Homemade donkey treats - minidonkeyuniversity.com/six-homemade-mini-donkey-treats/

    Harley JaneHarley Jane3 oy oldin
  • Alpacas respond well to treats. They particularly love carrots, apples, broccoli stalks and turnips. But you need to cut the fruit and vegetables into small pieces so they don’t choke.

    Kristen KlipaKristen Klipa3 oy oldin
  • You can get a weaning halter that is small they also make weaning pony halter that would work

    robin wadlingtonrobin wadlington3 oy oldin
  • Hi

    Pat MartinPat Martin3 oy oldin
  • Cane is doing better than I thought. So is freedom!!

    Kristin EricksonKristin Erickson3 oy oldin
  • In the uk alpacas are halter trained and people pay to take them on walks ie dusty cabins would have certain times where alpaca and or minuture donkeys come and people pay you to take them for a walk or people go to the farm and pay to walk them.!! I know crazy but they do!!!

    Tracey WyeTracey Wye3 oy oldin
  • Make more fission videos

    BrynliAndJaylynBrynliAndJaylyn3 oy oldin
  • to lead baby donkey around, you can hold the leash with one hand and feed him with the other. Use a bottle with milk to entice him, or a treat, or something yummy so he puts as much of his attention on the yummy, rather than the unknown with the halter, leash, and moving This might be done best at feeding times, when he's really hungry and will work for his food. IE; eat while being pulled very gently around. At this point, the pressure of the halter is most important for baby to get used to. feed, tease, etc, then he can get used to the three step process of wearing halter, wearing the leash and then being lead around. Good luck!

    JJ JacobsonJJ Jacobson3 oy oldin
  • Maybe you should have tried the halter on Houston first.....

    scottie beastscottie beast3 oy oldin
  • The best way to break a baby donkey is to tie mom and baby together on a lead rope having halters but you need to watch them can't leave them alone while you're doing it a lot less stress on mom and baby

    Mike HennigarMike Hennigar3 oy oldin
  • Good tips

    Joy Blessed LifeJoy Blessed Life3 oy oldin
  • This is my favorite channel by far! If I can't live this life yet at least I can live it through your channel! Thank you!

    Samantha BridgewaterSamantha Bridgewater3 oy oldin
  • Loop over rear end will make it easier. He is adorable. When u put halter on it will be easier if he is in a corner. Love your patience with Kane. Thanks for sharing

    LeAnne McElwainLeAnne McElwain3 oy oldin
  • U can put the rope around his butt and lid him that way

    Beverly RayBeverly Ray3 oy oldin
  • Haha! I never thought about baby donkeys being toothless at birth. I saw a video today of a man holding a baby donkey in his lap singing to it. It looked like it wanted to sleep so bad.

    Tammy CTammy C3 oy oldin