Donkey farming

There is growing interest in the development of commercial donkey farming in the Northern Territory.

An assessment has been done on the potential for donkey farming including a gross margin analysis i.e. the gross income produced less the variable costs of production. The analysis serves as a guide to the relative profitability of different donkey farming options, as well as beef cattle farming.

Read the report Potential of the donkey industry in the Northern Territory - Discussion Paper (1.7 mb)

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Last updated: 27 March 2018