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Subei Donkey

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Country: China

Home tract: Xuhuai District, Jiangsu Province

Morphological Characters

Body: Firm type; small body size

Body coat: Blue is the most common colour, grey and black the second

Mophometric traits

Body weight: 111.8 kg

Body length: Male 108.1 cm, female 109 cm

Body height at withers: Male 105.8 cm, female 106.5 cm

Breast circumference: Male 123.4 cm, female 122.6 cm

Cannon circumference: Male 13.6 cm, female 12.0 cm

Reproductive traits

Age at sexual maturity is 12-18 months

Age at first mating is 2.5 years

Reproductive life: 16 years

Production traits

Packing ability power: 50-75 kg. It can maintain 5-7 days at the speed of 40-50 km/day carrying 85-90 kg

Lactation numbers in all lifetime: 11

Dressing percentage: 41.69%


  1. Beijing, “Report on Domestic Animal Genetic Resources in China,” June 2003 [Web Reference]
  2. Porter V., Alderson G.L.H., Hall S.J.G. and Sponenberg D.P., 2016, “Mason’s World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding,” 2 Volume Pack. Cabi [Web Reference]
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