Donkeys Protect Farm Animals

4BC Weekend Mornings: Chris Adams speaks to Heike Mack-Behle who owns Destiny Boonah Eco cottage and donkey farm. She is an advocate for donkeys who she says are increasingly used as shepherd animals to protect farmers stock from wild dogs and foxes. Heike has re homed hundreds of donkeys in the last 10 years and explains to Chris how they protect sheep, goats, calves from wild dogs. Its their instinct to ward off dogs even though they are otherwise gentle and placid by nature.

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Heike is the Owner and Manager of Destiny Boonah Eco Cottages & Donkey Farm. An avid Donkey Welfare supporter, Heike fell in love with donkeys fast and now spends her days working to provide refuge and love for her fury friends.