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How to Breed Donkeys in Minecraft

Donkeys can be a handy pack animal to have whenever you are trying to move a large assortment of items from one area to the next. This is why it can be a great boon to you if you were to have a herd of this animal on hand for your convenience. To do that, you will need to breed a great deal of these animals and in this article, we shall go over specifically how you can accomplish this in the most efficient manner possible.


Requirements to Breed Donkeys


  1. Fence


  1. Golden Apple

  1. Golden Carrot


How To Breed Donkeys In Minecraft


The act of getting donkeys to breed is quite a simple affair. To make the process more convenient for yourself, build a fenced pen to keep the donkeys you want to breed closer together.


How To Breed Donkeys In Minecraft


From there feed each of them a golden apple or a golden carrot and you’ll have yourself a baby donkey in very little time.


Feeding donkeys to breed them


The only difficult process to breeding donkeys is acquiring a golden apple or golden carrot at all given how rare they can be.


How To Breed Donkeys In Minecraft


Do keep in mind, however, that before you can breed a donkey, you have to tame it by riding it first to break it in. Otherwise, if you just feed it the golden apple or carrot it won’t activate its breeding mode.


FAQs


Q. What do donkeys breed with?


Golden apples or golden carrots


Q. Can I breed a donkey and a horse in Minecraft?


You can, which will result in a mule. Keep in mind, however, that mules can’t breed.


Q. Why won’t my donkeys breed in Minecraft?


It could be you mistakenly fed them regular apples or regular carrots. Only the golden versions of these foods will get them into love mode. Also, make sure you’ve tamed the donkey otherwise your breeding attempts will not succeed.


Video Guide


If you want to know more about breeding horses, donkeys, and mules, then watching this video will enlighten you to further details:


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Conclusion


Donkeys can be a tad bit difficult to breed thanks to how rare their breeding items are, but they can be very versatile animals to have whenever you have a need for a ride or an animal that can carry items should the need arise.



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