Looking to buy a donkey in Alabama? Driving out to see one in person is the best way to get an idea of their condition and temperament.
Thankfully there are several places you can do that in the state.
I’ve looked into some of the best places here. Read on to find out more.
4 Best Places With Donkeys For Sale In Alabama
|Al-Ken Stables||Andalusia, AL||334-488-4429||alkenstables.com|
|T & D Farm||Wetumpka, ALfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|J & E Miniatures||Crossville, AL||N/A||N/A|
|Hazlewood Minis||Gaylesville, AL||770-547-5470||hazlewoodminis.com|
1. Al-Ken Stables
Based out of Andalusia, Alabama, Al-Ken stables is a big miniature breeder of horses (with a herd of 175) that also regularly sells Jerusalem donkeys.
The seller asks for a 25% deposit of the purchase price ($250 minimum) to hold your selection of a foal until they are weaned.
Here’s a couple of examples of the donkeys that make up part of their herd.
You can see more photos on both their website and Facebook page.
To give you an idea on prices, the cost of their animals varies. Here’s a few listings of theirs overon HorseClicks.com.
The stables are registered with the American Miniature Horse Association (AMHA) so you can expect high standards of care.
- Website: alkenstables.com
- Contact: 334-488-4429
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alkenstables
- Address: 400 Academy Drive Andalusia, AL 36420
2. T & D Farm
T & D Farm is located in central Alabama, 8 miles north of Wetumpka. They are another specialist breeder of miniature donkeys.
The farm is owned by Tom and Judy Hollingshead.
- Contact: 334-272-6654
- Email: email@example.com
- Address: 2489 Balm Rd, Wetumpka, AL 36092, USA
3. J & E Miniatures
J & E Miniatures are a small farm based out of Dekalb Country. They specialize in raising minature donkeys and other species (primarily goats and rabbits).
Unfortunately this farm is difficult to contact and don’t widely publicize their contact information.
The best way to reach out to them is via their profile on EquineNow.com. They often list their donkeys for sale over there.
Here’s some of their recent transactions taken from their sales page…
- Address: Crossville, AL
4. Hazlewood Minis
Hazlewood Minis is owned by Steve and Lynda Hazlewood and has farms in Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee.
They’ve been raising and selling livestock and exotics from their Circle H Farm for years and now specialize in miniature donkeys.
They have a growing herd of 99 minis made up of a range of colors. Their mission is to “produce the right donkey and the right price for the right person”.
Their website has more information…
- Website: hazlewoodminis.com
- Contact: 770-547-5470
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Address: Hazlewood, PO Box 838, Adairsville, GA 30103
Additional Information On Buying A Donkey In Alabama
- If you’re having trouble finding a donkey for sale with any of these farms or ranches? Perhaps expand your search. Check in: Georgia, Florida and Tennessee.
- Having difficulty finding a standard or mammoth sized doctor? Check out this article: Where To Find Standard Donkeys For Sale (U.S. Guide)
- Breeding donkeys in Alabama and looking to make a sale? Contact us here.
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