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Question
Our mule will kill and cripple grown sheep and has tried to attack grown Black Angus. he is a john mule. What is up with that? He also goes very slow and jumps if flowers are blowing the wrong way, (Not joking!!)

Answer
John mules are known for killing small stock.  Keep him away from them since he has already shown an inclination to do so. The donkey side of him is responsible for this since donkeys fight rather than flee.

His spooky behavior can be dealt with by having losts of trail riding with an older less.stressful mule or horse until he realizes that all those buggers don't mean him harm,

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Sue King

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I've owned saddle mules for over 25 years. After running a 30 stall boarding barn for horses, I established my farm, Brayer Hill Farm, producing National and World Champion saddle mules and standing two jacks to the public. I have also written and published articles concerning mules and maintain The Saddle Mule News online and serve as the Executive Secretary for The North Anerican Saddle Mule Association.

Experience

I have 25 Years experience in owning, breeding for, raising, and showing quality Saddle Mules and own Brayer Hill Farm. In addition, I am a Charter Member of two National Mule Associations. I also publish The Saddle Mule News available online. www.saddlemulenews.com

Organizations
North American Saddle Mule Association (Executive Secretary), American Gaited Mule Association, American Donkey and Mule Socitey

Publications
The Brayer, Mules and More, and Owner/Publisher of The Saddle Mule News

Education/Credentials
Under and Post Graduate work in Education.

Awards and Honors
ADMS Farm Versatility, Hall of Fame ADMS, Versatility Hall of Fame Winners, ADMS Breeding Versatility Hall of Fame, NASMA Registers of Merit
, National and World Champion title winners.

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